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(kăp′sə-lāt′, -lĭt, -syo͝o-) also


Enclosed in or formed into a capsule.

cap′su·la′tion n.
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For example, to capsulate a mission statement in its most succinct form, one need look no farther than the Department of Veterans Affairs' standard motto--"to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan." How is that for an answer to the question, "Who am I?" or "What are we good for?"
Regardless of this view, the Geneva Conventions capsulate a great deal of customary international law that would then apply to all parties to an international armed conflict.
Physician Practice Options has a regular section, "Capital Ideas," devoted to alternative sources of capital, current popular sources of capital, rate of capital activity, market performance of health care organizations, and strategic considerations, risks, and opportunities for acquiring capsulate. I refer questioners to respected sources of capital advice.
ligni that form in the lamina, or the 2 mm long subovoid capsulate galls of Neuroterus that form attached to the undersurface of the lamina.
Every once in a while, an intrepid mailer will throw caution to the wind and attempt to capsulate, in a set of rules, his experience in product, list, price, offer, seasonality and creative resting.
Pope believes silica gels can encapsulate capsulate many types of microorganisms, including genetically altered Escherichia coli and Streptomyces bacteria.
These implants - of which 30-40% later capsulate - finally have come under Food and Drug Administration scrutiny for safety reasons.