capitulum

  1. a dense clusters of flowers or foliage
  2. fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
  3. the upper branches and leaves of a tree

Capitulum

The term capitulum can refer to several things: ...
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Capitulum

• (n.) A knoblike protuberance of any part, esp. at the end of a bone or cartilage. [See Illust. of Artiodactyla.] • (n.) A thick head of flowers on a very short axis, as a clover top, or a dandelion; a composite flower. A capitulum may be either globular or flat.
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capitulum

(from the article `humerus`) ...from the scapula, muscles that rotate the arm. The shaft is triangular in cross section and roughened where muscles attach. The lower end of the ...
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capitulum

(kә-pit´u-lәm) pl. capi´tula a small eminence on a bone, such as that on the distal end of the humerus (capitulum humeri) where it articulates with the head of the radius. adj., capit´ular., adj.
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capitulum

noun a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; `a head of cauliflower`; `a head of lettuce`
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Capitulum

Ca·pit'u·lum noun ; plural Capitula [ Latin , a small head.] 1. A thick head of flowers on a very short axis, as a clover top, or a dandelion; a composite flower. A capitulum may be either globular or flat. Gray. 2. (Anat.) A knoblike protuberance o...
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Capitulum

A capitulum is a type of flowering shoot characteristic of plants of the family Compositae in which the tip of the shoot is flattened and bears many small stalkless flowers surrounded by an involucre of bracts giving the appearance of a single flower.
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Capitulum

a dense cluster of flowers at the head of an inflorescence as in reed stem epidendrum
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Capitulum

a dense cluster of flowers at the head of an inflorescence as in reed stem epidendrum
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capitulum

a dense cluster of sessile, or almost sessile, flowers or florets; a head.
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capitulum

a dense cluster of sessile, or almost sessile, flowers or florets
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capitulum

A dense cluster of stalkless flowers. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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capitulum

A dense head of flowers.
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Capitulum

a raceme consisting of a tightly packed head of almost stalkless flowers, as in the Asteraceae
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Capitulum

a raceme consisting of a tightly packed head of almost stalkless flowers, as in the asteraceae
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capitulum

diminutive of caput, Latin = head.
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Capitulum

Head like structure of ticks which bears the feeding organs.
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Capitulum

Head; a close body of sessile flowers.
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capitulum

In nematodes: Medial ventral sclerotization of the spicular pouch.
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capitulum

The portion of the barnacle above the peduncle (shelled part) of a goose barnacle.
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capitulum

Type: Term Pronunciation: kă-pit′yū-lŭm, -lă Definitions: 1. A small head or rounded articular extremity of a bone. 2. The bloodsucking, probing, sensing, and holdfast mouthparts of a tick, including the basal supporting structure; relative size and shape of mouthparts forming the capitulum are characteristic for the gener...
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capitulum

[n] - a dense clusters of flowers or foliage
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