Of, relating to, or resembling a capsule or its form.
Late 19th century: from capsule + -ar.
- The capsular ligament encased the joint.
- The capsular form of the bacteria protected it from the immune system.
- The capsular shape of the space station made it aerodynamic.
- The capsular structure of the organelle enclosed its contents.
- The capsular design of the pill made it easy to swallow.