capitellum

noun
cap·​i·​tel·​lum | \ ˌkap-ə-ˈtel-əm How to pronounce capitellum (audio) \
plural capitella\ -​ˈtel-​ə How to pronounce capitellum (audio) \

Medical Definition of capitellum

: a knoblike protuberance especially at the end of a bone (as the humerus)

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“Capitellum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/capitellum. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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