caput

  1. a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
  2. the upper or front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains

caput

Type: Term Pronunciation: ka′pūt, kap′i-tis, kap′ĭ-tă Synonyms: head
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caput

Latin, meaning: capitis head / top, summit / chief.
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caput

[n] - a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
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Caput

Ca'put (kā'pŭt) noun ; plural Capita (kăp'ĭ*tȧ). [ Latin , the head.] 1. (Anat.) The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum. 2. The top or superior part of a thing. 3. (Eng.) The council or ruling bo...
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caput

1. The upper or anterior extremity of the animal body, containing the brain and the organs of sight, hearing, taste, and smell. ... 2. The upper, anterior, or larger extremity, expanded or rounded, of any body, organ, or other anatomical structure. ... 3. The rounded extremity of a bone. ... 4. That end of a muscle which is attached to the less mov...
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caput

noun a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; `the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula`
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caput

(kap´әt) pl. cap´ita Latin word meaning head. In anatomy, it is used for the expanded or chief extremity of an organ or part caput medusae the dilated cutaneous veins around the umbilicus, seen mainly in the newborn and in patients suffering from cirrhosis. caput succe...
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Caput

• (n.) The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum. • (n.) The council or ruling body of the University of Cambridge prior to the constitution of 1856. • (n.) The top or superior part of a thing.
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caput

caput Head. The Latin or Romance languages often adopted Roman camp slang instead of the correct Latin word. Caput was 'head' in Latin, but the Roman legionaries used testa, a round cooking pot, jokingly for 'head'. This ancient slang migrated into French as tete and into Italian as testa. The correct Latin word for 'head' (caput) survives as cap...
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Caput

The Latin word caput, meaning literally `head` and by metonymy `top`, has been borrowed in a variety of English words, including capital, captain, and decapitate. The name `Caputo`, common in the Campania region of Italy, comes from the appellation used by some Roman military generals, and a variant form has surfaced more recently in the tit...
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caput

feudal term for the administrative center of a lordship
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caput

Latin = head. Capitis - of a head, adjective - capitate = having a head (cf. decapitate).
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caput

Head
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Caput

A company, usually a subsidiary that is wholly owned, whose main function is financing consumer purc
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