Acapsular vs Capsular - What's the difference?

acapsular | capsular | Derived terms |

Acapsular is a derived term of capsular.


As adjectives the difference between acapsular and capsular

is that acapsular is (botany) having no capsule while capsular is of, pertaining to, or resembling a capsule.

acapsular

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (botany) Having no capsule.
  • capsular

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or resembling a capsule.
  • * 1837 Sir Astley Cooper - Principles and Practice of Surgery
  • Four muscles are destined to move the os humeri, and to strengthen the capsular ligament.
  • * 2004 Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria
  • Researchers are pursuing vaccines made of capsular polysaccharide types 5 and 8, . . .

    Derived terms

    * acapsular * capsular antigen * capsular cataract * capsular contracture * capsular ligament * capsular polysaccharide * capsular space

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