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Encapsulation may refer to:
- Molecular encapsulation, in chemistry, the confinement of an individual molecule within a larger molecule
- Capsule (pharmacy), in pharmacy, the enclosure of a medicine within a relatively stable shell for administration
- Micro-encapsulation, in material science, the coating of microscopic particles with another material
- Cell encapsulation, technology made to overcome the existing problem of graft rejection in tissue engineering applications.
- Potting (electronics), encapsulation of electrical components
- Encapsulation (networking), the process of adding control information as it passes through the layered model
- Encapsulation (object-oriented programming), enclosing objects in a common interface in a way that makes them interchangeable, and guards their states from invalid changes
- See also
- Separation of concerns, a program design objective that may be sought with encapsulation.
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