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capsule
American English: /ˈkæpsəl/
, /ˈkæpˌs(j)ul/
British English: /ˈkapsjuːl/
, /ˈkapsjʊl/

Translation of capsule in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Pharmacology)
    Example sentences
    • One solution is to teach children to swallow tablets or capsules whole as early as possible.
    • The number of capsules that you take depends on the strength of the medicine in the capsule and the dose prescribed by your doctor.
    • If you are taking the sustained-release capsule: swallow the capsule whole.
    1.2 (Botany)
    Example sentences
    • The leaves of the great poplar he climbed in gleamed as though polished; bead-like fruit dangled, inviting young hands to burst the green capsules open and release the fluffy seed.
    • A developmental process termed dehiscence, in which the fruit ruptures in a predetermined fashion, effects the release of seeds from a dry capsule or other fruit form.
    • The fruits are rounded, leathery 1-to 2-inch capsules containing one to three large poisonous seeds.
    Example sentences
    • For example, in mosses the sporophyte is a capsule atop a slender stalk that grows out of the top of the gametophyte.
    • Small distinguished M. brittonii from the southeastern United States by its larger leaves, flowers, and capsules.
    • At this stage the capsules contained either dividing sporocytes or just formed tetrads in both species.
    1.3
    also: space capsule
    cápsula (feminine) espacial

adjective

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