Definitions for "Extracapsular"
Situated outside of a capsule, esp. outside the capsular ligament of a joint.
in radiolarians, the outer cytoplasmic region outside the capsule, a fibrous partition of the cytoplasm. The extracapsular cytoplasm is often referred to as the ectoplasm. It usually contains feeding and gas vacuoles and symbiotic zooxanthellae.
Outside the prostate gland or capsule (outer boundary) of the prostate. Urologists often speak of whether or not a tumor is extracapsular.