One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A capsule which when swallowed releases one or more medicinal drugs over a set period.
- ‘The spansule can be opened and the contents placed onto food if the patient has trouble taking pills or capsules.’
- ‘I could see various prescription bottles on her dressing table: spansules that woke her up and tablets that put her to sleep.’
1950s: blend of the noun span and capsule.
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