Definition of gelcap in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjelkap/


A gelatin capsule containing liquid medication or other substance to be taken orally.
Example sentences
  • Capsules or gelcaps of undecylenic acid should not be opened and mixed with food or drink as the taste and odor is objectionable and it may also be irritating to mucous membranes.
  • For years, we've swallowed their products, whether in pill, capsule, or gelcap, and what have they done for us?
  • Supplements are ingested in the form of a capsule, powder, soft gel, or gelcap.

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Syllabification: gel·cap

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