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English Dictionary: capitate by the DICT Development Group
2 results for capitate
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip
  1. the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    Synonym(s): capitate, capitate bone, os capitatum
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Capitate \Cap"i*tate\, a. [L. capitatus fr. caput head.]
      1. Headlike in form; also, having the distal end enlarged and
            rounded, as the stigmas of certain flowers.
      2. (Bot.) Having the flowers gathered into a head.
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