Definitions of caput

n the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains

human head
the head of a human being
a head shaped like a bullet
attic, bean, bonce, dome, noggin, noodle
informal terms for a human head
Type of:
external body part
any body part visible externally

n a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure

“the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula”
Type of:
bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling
something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings

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