Definition of subcapsular in English:

subcapsular

adjective

  • 1Botany. Of a fruit: somewhat resembling a capsule.

  • 2Anatomy and Medicine. Located or occurring under the capsule of an organ or structure.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Don (1798–1856), botanist and plant collector. From sub- + capsular.

Pronunciation

subcapsular

/ˌsʌbˈkapsjʊlə/