extracapsular

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extracapsular

 [ek″strah-kap´su-ler]
situated or occurring outside a capsule.

ex·tra·cap·su·lar

(eks'tră-kap'sū-lăr),
Outside of the capsule of a joint.

extracapsular

/ex·tra·cap·su·lar/ (-kap´su-lar) situated or occurring outside a capsule.

extracapsular

[-kaps′yələr]
Etymology: L, extra, outside, capsula, little box
pertaining to something outside a capsule, such as the articulare capsule of the knee joint.

ex·tra·cap·su·lar

(eks'tră-kap'sŭ-lăr)
Outside a joint capsule.

ex·tra·cap·su·lar

(eks'tră-kap'sŭ-lăr)
Outside of the capsule of a joint.

extracapsular

situated or occurring outside a capsule.

extracapsular cataract extraction
removal of the lens, together with the anterior lens capsule, but sparing the posterior capsule.
open sky extracapsular extraction
one in which the intact lens is removed through a large anterior capsulectomy and corneal incision.