Definition of capsulate in English:

capsulate

adjective

  • See capsule

    • ‘Immunoproteomics, a powerful tool for studying antigens at the proteomic level, allowed a comparative investigation of the immunogenicity of capsulate and non-capsulate strains of L. garvieae for vaccine development.’
    • ‘Capsulate anaerobes were isolated more frequently from the blood, spleen, liver, and kidneys of infected animals than were non-capsulate organisms.’
    • ‘Cryptococcal rhinitis was diagnosed on finding budding capsulate yeasts in samples of mucopurulent nasal discharge.’
    • ‘Capsulate bacteria cause the majority of community-acquired pneumonia presenting to hospital world-wide, at all ages.’