capsulo-, capsul-, caps-

(Latin: a small box or chest; repository, case; enveloping or surrounding a structure)

Relating to the lens of the eye and its capsule.
capsulolenticular cataract
A cataract (opacity impairing vision or causing blindness) in which both the eye lens and its capsule are involved.
cartilage capsule
Usually a fiberglass-stainless steel capsule (tank) where a "deanimated" body is placed for cryonic storage.
encapsulate [incapsulate is a less common spelling] (verb), encapsulates; encapsulated; encapsulating
1. To encase in or as if in a capsule.
2. To express in a brief summary; epitomize: headlines that encapsulate the news.
3. To show or to express the main idea or quality of something in a brief way.
4. To completely cover something; especially, so that it will not touch anything else: "The contaminated material should be encapsulated and removed."
encapsulated, encapsuled
1. Confined to a specific area; for example, an encapsulated tumor remains in a compact form.
2. A reference to arteries, muscles, nerves, and other body parts that are enclosed in fibrous or membranous sheaths.
encapsulation; incapsulation is a less common spelling
1. The act or process of enclosing or being enclosed within a sheath not normal to the part.
2. The growth of a membrane around (any part) so as to enclose it in a capsule.
3. Formation of a capsule or a sheath around a structure.
4. Computer science, the ability to provide computer users with a well-defined interface to a set of functions in a way which hides their internal workings.
5. Computer science, a method of making a software system modular by creating well-defined interface routines that deal with a particular kind of data and allowing other programs to access the data only through those routines; the interface routines encapsulate the data.
6. Photovoltaic or the production of electric power from electromagnetic radiation, involving a method by which photovoltaic cells are protected from the environment, typically by being laminated between a glass superstrate (covering on the sun side of a photovoltaic module) and an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) substrate (physical support material on which an integrated circuit is constructed).

Photovoltaic cells are single semiconducting elements of small size that absorb light or other bands of the electromagnetic spectrum and emit electricity.

Inflammation of the iris and the lens capsule.
Surgical excision of a portion of the iris and the adherent lens capsule.
joint capsule
lens capsule
nasal capsule
nephrocapsectomy (s) (noun), nephrocapsectomies (pl)
The surgical removal of the renal or kidney membrane or sac enclosing the kidney.
optic capsule
otic capsule
The cartilage capsule that surrounds the developing auditory vesicle and later fuses with the sphenoid (wedge-shaped) and occipital (back part of the head) cartilages.