capitellum

noun

cap·​i·​tel·​lum ˌkap-ə-ˈtel-əm How to pronounce capitellum (audio)
plural capitella -ˈtel-ə How to pronounce capitellum (audio)
: 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 13 Jun. 2024.

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