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Caput - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Caput' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Caput [ n.]
- The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum.
- The top or superior part of a thing.
- The council or ruling body of the University of Cambridge prior to the constitution of 1856.

Meaning of 'Caput' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . caput [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
Example in sentence:
  • he stuck his head out the window
Meaning (2):
- a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
Example in sentence:
  • the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula