Capsular vs Capsulate - What's the difference?

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Capsular is a synonym of capsulate.


As adjectives the difference between capsular and capsulate

is that capsular is of, pertaining to, or resembling a capsule while capsulate is encased, closed in by a 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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    capsulate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • encased, closed in by a capsule
  • Synonyms

    * capsular

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