Term of Capsule:
A simple, dry dehiscent fruit, with two or more fused carpels. It may be locusidal or septicidal on basis of nature of dehiscence at maturity. Also major part of sporophyte in bryophytes that contains spores with unicellular or multicellular wall and transparent layer of gelatinous or mucilaginous material enveloping some bacterial cells. The single word capsule has three different meanings for different things.