Definition of spansule in English:

spansule

Line breaks: span|sule
Pronunciation: /ˈspansjuːl
 
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noun

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  • A capsule which when swallowed releases one or more medicinal drugs over a set period.
    More example sentences
    • I could see various prescription bottles on her dressing table: spansules that woke her up and tablets that put her to sleep.
    • The spansule can be opened and the contents placed onto food if the patient has trouble taking pills or capsules.

Origin

1950s: blend of the noun span1 and capsule.

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