cápsula

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See also: capsula, capsulá, and càpsula

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin capsula

Noun[edit]

cápsula f (plural cápsulas)

  1. (pharmacy) capsule (small container containing a dose of medicine)
  2. (physiology) capsule (membranous envelope)
  3. (botany) capsule (seed-case)
  4. (astronautics) capsule (part of spacecraft containing crew’s living space)
  5. pod (small vehicle)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin capsula

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkabsula/, [ˈkaβsula]

Noun[edit]

cápsula f (plural cápsulas)

  1. (pharmacy) capsule (small container containing a dose of medicine)
    Synonyms: píldora, pastilla, tableta
  2. (astronautics) capsule
    cápsula espacialspace capsule
  3. cap, bottle cap
    cápsula de botellabottle cap
  4. (media) spot, bulletin (short program segment)
    cápsula de radioradio spot
    cápsula informativanews brief

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