microencapsulation[-en kap′sə lā′s̸hən]
- The definition of microencapsulation is putting very small pieces or parts of something into a capsule to be released slowly.
An example of microencapsulation is slow-release melatonin.
a process in which tiny particles or droplets of a substance are separately encapsulated for controlled release: used to prolong the action of drugs, solidify liquids, etc.
micro- +"Ž encapsulation