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en·cap·su·lat·ed

(en-kap'sū-lā-tĕd),
Enclosed in a capsule or sheath.
Synonym(s): encapsuled

encapsulated

(ĕn-kăp′sə-lā′təd)
adj.
Enclosed by a protective coating or membrane: an encapsulated bacterium.

encapsulated

[enkaps′yəlā′tid]
Etymology: Gk, en + L, capsula, little box
(of arteries, muscles, nerves, and other body parts) enclosed in fibrous or membranous sheaths. It refers to organisms that form a protective capsule. See also fascia bulbi, synovial sheath.

encapsulated

Localized Oncology adjective Confined to a specific area, surrounded by a thin layer of fibrous tissue; encapsulation generally refers to a tumor confined to a specific area, surrounded by a capsule. See Islet encapsulation.

encapsulated

Enclosed in a protective, or strengthening, membrane or coating.
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