A small case or container, especially a round or cylindrical one
he placed a capsule under his tongue
The hard case forming the head of an arthropod, especially an insect larva.
The bony or cartilaginous covering of the inner ear.
A small spacecraft or the part of a larger one that contains the instruments or crew
A container storing a selection of objects chosen as being typical of the present time, buried for discovery in the future
A capsule-shaped membranous structure surrounding the glomerulus of each nephron in the kidneys of mammals that extracts wastes, excess salts, and water from the blood
A similar device for analysing sound vibrations in a pipe or other resonator, in which the vibrations of the membrane are amplified by an attached mirror (now chiefly historical).
A capsule in which divers are transported to and from the surface so as to reduce the effects of decompression.