HyperDic: caput

English > 2 senses of the word caput:
NOUNshapecaputa headlike protuberance on an organ or structure
bodycaput, headthe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
caput > pronunciation
Soundskahpuh't
Rhymesafoot ... underfoot: 16 rhymes with uht...
English > caput: 2 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA headlike protuberance on an organ or structure.
Example"the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
Broaderbulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescenceSomething that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
English > caput: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains.
Synonymhead
Part ofanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
body, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partsbasilar artery, arteria basilarisAn unpaired artery
brain, encephalonThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
earThe sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
face, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
muzzleForward projecting part of the head of certain animals
skullThe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
templeThe flat area on either side of the forehead
Narrowerhuman headThe head of a human being
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
Spanishcabeza, punta
Catalancap, punta

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