Capsulate vs Capsulated - What's the difference?

capsulate | capsulated |


As adjectives the difference between capsulate and capsulated

is that capsulate is encased, closed in by a capsule while capsulated is enclosed in a capsule.

capsulate

English

Adjective

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

    * capsular

    Anagrams

    * ----

    capsulated

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Enclosed in a capsule
  • *{{quote-journal, 2001, date=May 11, Bruce R. Levin & Rustom Antia, Why We Don't Get Sick: The Within-Host Population Dynamics of Bacterial Infections, Science citation
  • , passage=If the colonizing population of the ancestral capsulated strains is too small, a sufficient number of unencapsulated variants (mutants) may not be generated and invasion will not take place. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1913, author=John William Henry Eyre, title=The Elements of Bacteriological Technique, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Cultivations from the heart blood gave a pure growth of a typical (capsulated ) pneumococcus. }}