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English definition of “caput”

caput

noun uk   /ˈkæp.ʌt/ us    /ˈkeɪ.pət/ specialized
a Latin word meaning 'head' used in the names of head-shaped parts on organs or structures in the bodySubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of caput from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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