Medical Dictionary


noun, often attrib \ˈkap\

Medical Definition of CAP

:  a natural cover or top: as a :  pileus b :  patella, kneecap
:  something that serves as a cover or protection especially for a tip, knob, or end (as of a tooth)
British :  cervical cap
:  a cluster of molecules or chemical groups bound to one end or a region of a cell, virus, or molecule <the cell surface receptors were redistributed into caps>
June 29, 2015
expeditious Hear it
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