[ UK /kˈæpsjʊlɐ/ ]
  1. resembling a capsule
    the capsular ligament is a sac surrounding the articular cavity of a freely movable joint and attached to the bones
  2. of or relating to a capsule
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How To Use capsular In A Sentence

  • Deletion of the rcsB, which encoded an activator for the production of capsular polysaccharide, had a minor effect on K. pneumoniae resistance to polymyxin B. BioMed Central - Latest articles
  • We report 2 previously non-demented patients who developed acute confusional state, abulia, and moderate cognitive decline after the occurrence of an infarct in the capsular genu.
  • In 1 patient, the capsular tissue was so thin and attenuated that the planned revision capsular shift procedure was aborted after a diagnostic arthroscopy.
  • Recently, we have begun to perform arthroscopic capsular plication in patients with significant capsule redundancy and laxity.
  • The surgeon also instills fluid into the joint to provide joint capsular distension and achieve the desired 1-cm joint opening.
  • Serum antibodies to capsular polysaccharides confer protection against meningococcal disease by activating complement-dependent bacteriolysis and, possibly, by opsonization.
  • It is therefore reasonable to conclude that achieving adequate hemostasis would not only control blood loss in the event of a rupture, but may prevent the formation or expansion of the subcapsular hematoma.
  • Upon microscopic examination, the lens capsular epithelium was swollen, and there was a ring of densely packed cells surrounding the exposed region.
  • A submuscular placement of the breast implant reduces the risk of capsular contracture, which is a hardening of the tissue around the breast implant and is an undesirable complication. The Earth Times Online Newspaper
  • Different serogroups are distinguished by the composition and structure of their capsular polysaccharides and because the virulence is related to them, they are target for vaccine development.
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