Definition of Capitulum. Meaning of Capitulum. Synonyms of Capitulum

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Definition of Capitulum

Capitulum
Capitulum Ca*pit"u*lum, n.; pl. Capitula. [L., 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 of any part, esp. at the end of a bone or cartilage. Note: [See Illust. of Artiodactyla.]

Meaning of Capitulum from wikipedia

- capitulum (plural capitula) may refer to: the Latin word for chapter an index or list of chapters at the head of a gospel m****cript a short reading in...
- Capitulum is a monotypic genus of sessile marine stalked barnacles. Capitulum mitella is the only species in the genus. It is commonly known as the ****anese...
- In human anatomy of the arm, the capitulum of the humerus is a smooth, rounded eminence on the lateral portion of the distal articular surface of the...
- Compound spike Lolium temulentum (compound spike) Compound capitulum Echinops ritro (compound capitulum) Compound (double) umbel Laserpicium latifolium (double...
- inflorescence. Examples of pseudanthia include flower head, composite flower, or capitulum, which are special types of inflorescences in which anything from a small...
- The lower extremity consists of 2 epicondyles, 2 processes (trochlea & capitulum), and 3 fossae (radial fossa, coronoid fossa, and olecranon fossa). As...
- viewed from a distance, each capitulum may appear to be a single flower. Enlarged outer (peripheral) flowers in the capitulum may resemble petals, and the...
- species bear a large capitulum with striking, two-lipped ray florets in yellow, orange, white, pink or red colours. The capitulum, which has the appearance...
- holocyclus larva: a, capitulum (dorsal view); b, scutum; c, hypostome; d, tarsus I; e, tarsus IV; f, coxae Diagnosis: Capitulum with slender palpi, hypostome...
- SIGN, U+2761 ❡ CURVED STEM PARAGRAPH SIGN ORNAMENT, and U+2E3F ⸿ CAPITULUM. The capitulum character is obsolete, being replaced by pilcrow, but is included...