caput

noun
ca·​put | \ ˈkäp-ˌu̇t How to pronounce caput (audio) , -ət; ˈkap-ət How to pronounce caput (audio) \
plural capita\ ˈkäp-​ə-​ˌtä How to pronounce capita (audio) , ˈkap-​ət-​ə How to pronounce capita (audio) \

Medical Definition of caput

1 : a knoblike protuberance (as of a bone or muscle)

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“Caput.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/caput. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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