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Adjective: capitate  'ka-pi,teyt
  1. (biology) being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip
Noun: capitate  'ka-pi,teyt
  1. The wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
    - capitate bone, os capitatum

Derived forms: capitates

See also: circular, round

Type of: carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone

Encyclopedia: Capitate