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English definition of “capitate”


adjective     /ˈkæp.ɪ.teit/ US  /ˈkæp.ɪˌteit/ specialized
used in medical contexts to describe a body part that is shaped like a head : The end of the wrist bone is capitate, as it is rounded and larger than the rest .Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of capitate adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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