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microencapsulation

[mahy-kroh-en-kap-suh-ley-shuh n, -syoo-] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɛnˈkæp səˈleɪ ʃən, -syʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
the process of enclosing chemical substances in microcapsules.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; micro- + encapsulation
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