adj. occurring outside of a capsule

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Extracapsular — Ex tra*cap su*lar, a. (Anat.) Situated outside of a capsule, esp. outside the capsular ligament of a joint. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extracapsular — Relativo a algo situado por fuera de la cápsula. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • extracapsular — /ek streuh kap seuh leuhr, kaps yoo /, adj. outside a capsule or capsular thing. [1880 85; EXTRA + CAPSULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • extracapsular — adjective Outside the capsule of a joint …   Wiktionary

  • extracapsular — Outside of the capsule of a joint. * * * ex·tra·cap·su·lar kap sə lər, esp Brit kap syu̇ lər adj 1) situated outside a capsule 2) of a cataract operation involving removal of the front part of the capsule and the central part of the lens compare… …   Medical dictionary

  • extracapsular — ex·tra·capsular …   English syllables

  • extracapsular — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: extra + capsular : situated outside a capsule; especially : situated outside a capsular ligament * * * /ek streuh kap seuh leuhr, kaps yoo /, adj. outside a capsule or capsular thing. [1880 85; EXTRA + CAPSULAR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • extracapsular ankylosis — ankylosis due to rigidity of structures exterior to the joint capsule …   Medical dictionary

  • extracapsular fracture — a fracture of the humerus or femur outside of the capsule …   Medical dictionary

  • extracapsular surgery — noun cataract surgery in which only the front of the lens is removed; the back of the lens capsule remains intact and provides support for the lens implant • Hypernyms: ↑cataract surgery • Hyponyms: ↑phacoemulsification …   Useful english dictionary

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