Within a capsule, especially the capsule of a joint.

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in·tra·cap·su·lar -'kap-sə-lər adj
1) situated or occurring within a capsule
2) of a cataract operation involving removal of the entire lens and its capsule compare EXTRACAPSULAR (2)

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in·tra·cap·su·lar (in″trə-kapґsu-lər) within a capsule.

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