caput

[TA] SYN: head. [L.]
- c. angulare quadrati labii superioris SYN: levator labii superioris alaeque nasi (muscle).
- c. breve [TA] SYN: short head.
- c. breve musculi bicipitis brachii [TA] SYN: short head of biceps brachii.
- c. breve musculi bicipitis femoris [TA] SYN: short head of biceps femoris.
- c. costae [TA] SYN: head of rib.
- c. epididymidis [TA] SYN: head of epididymis.
- c. femoris [TA] SYN: head of femur.
- c. fibulae [TA] SYN: head of fibula.
- c. gallinaginis obsolete term for seminal colliculus. [Mod. L. snipe's head]
- c. humerale [TA] SYN: humeral head.
- c. humerale musculi flexoris carpi ulnaris humeral head of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. See humeral head.
- c. humerale musculi pronatoris teretis humeral head of pronator teres muscle. See humeral head.
- c. humeri [TA] SYN: head of humerus.
- c. humeroulnare musculi flexoris digitorum superificialis [TA] SYN: humeroulnar head of flexor digitorum superficialis muscle.
- c. infraorbitale quadrati labii superioris SYN: levator labii superioris (muscle).
- c. laterale [TA] SYN: lateral head.
- c. laterale musculi gastrocnemii lateral head of gastrocnemius muscle. See lateral head.
- c. laterale musculi tricipitis brachii lateral head of triceps brachii. See lateral head.
- c. longum [TA] SYN: long head.
- c. longum musculi bicipitis brachii long head of biceps brachii muscle. See long head.
- c. longum musculi bicipitis femoris long head of biceps femoris muscle. See long head.
- c. longum musculi tricipitis brachii long head of triceps brachii muscle. See long head.
- c. mallei [TA] SYN: head of malleus.
- c. mandibulae [TA] SYN: head of mandible.
- c. mediale [TA] SYN: medial head.
- c. mediale musculi gastrocnemii medial head of gastrocnemius muscle. See medial head.
- c. mediale musculi tricipitis brachii medial head of triceps brachii muscle. See medial head.
- c. medusae 1. varicose veins radiating from the umbilicus, seen in the Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome; 2. dilated ciliary arteries girdling the corneoscleral limbus in rubeosis iridis. SYN: Medusa head. [Medusa, G. myth. char.]
- c. nuclei caudati [TA] SYN: head of caudate nucleus.
- c. obliquum [TA] SYN: oblique head.
- c. obliquum musculi adductoris hallucis oblique head of adductor hallucis muscle. See oblique head.
- c. obliquum musculi adductoris pollicis oblique head of adductor pollicis muscle. See oblique head.
- c. ossis femoris SYN: head of femur.
- c. ossis metacarpalis [TA] SYN: head of metacarpal.
- c. ossis metatarsalis [TA] SYN: head of metatarsal.
- c. pancreatis [TA] SYN: head of pancreas.
- c. phalangis (manus et pedis) [TA] SYN: head of phalanx (of hand or foot).
- c. profundum musculi flexoris pollicis brevis [TA] SYN: deep head of flexor pollicis brevis.
- c. quadratum a head of large size and square shape, owing to thickened parietal and frontal eminences, seen in rachitic children.
- c. radii [TA] SYN: head of radius.
- c. stapedis [TA] SYN: head of stapes.
- c. succedaneum an edematous swelling formed on the presenting portion of the scalp of an infant during birth; the effusion overlies the periosteum and consists of edema; contrasted with cephalhematoma, in which condition the effusion lies under the periosteum and consists of blood.
- c. superficiale musculi flexoris pollicis brevis [TA] SYN: superficial head of flexor pollicis brevis.
- c. tali [TA] SYN: head of talus.
- c. transversum [TA] SYN: transverse head.
- c. transversum musculi adductoris hallucis transverse head of adductor hallucis muscle. See transverse head.
- c. transversum musculi adductoris pollicis transverse head of adductor pollicis muscle. See transverse head.
- c. ulnae [TA] SYN: head of ulna.
- c. ulnare [TA] SYN: ulnar head.
- c. ulnare musculi flexoris carpi ulnaris ulnar head of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. See ulnar head.
- c. ulnare musculi pronatoris teretis ulnar head of pronator teres muscle. See ulnar head.
- c. zygomaticum quadrati labii superioris SYN: zygomaticus minor (muscle).

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ca·put 'käp-.u̇t, -ət; 'kap-ət n, pl ca·pi·ta 'käp-ə-.tä, 'kap-ət-ə
1) a knoblike protuberance (as of a bone or muscle)
2) CAPUT SUCCEDANEUM

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cap·ut (kapґət) pl. capґita [L.] 1. [TA] head: the superior extremity of the body, comprising the cranium and face, and containing the brain, the organs of special sense, and the first organs of the digestive system. 2. the expanded or chief extremity of an organ or part.

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  • Caput — Capút, adv. aus dem Franz. capot, welches nur im gemeinen Leben üblich ist. Caput gehen, verloren gehen, niedergemacht, zu Grunde gerichtet werden. Einen caput machen, ihn in Ansehung seines Nahrungsstandes verderben, oder zu Grunde richten. Im… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Caput — (lat. ‚Kopf‘) bezeichnet: Kopf Gelenkenden bestimmter Knochen Kopf bei einem Skelettmuskel Kopfteil bei einem Organ (Biologie) Caput (Rapper), deutscher Rapper Siehe auch:  Wiktionary: caput – Bedeutungserklärungen, Wortherkunft,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Caput — Ca put (k[=a] p[u^]t), n.; pl. {Capita} (k[a^]p [i^]*t[.a]). [L., the head.] 1. (Anat.) The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum. [1913 Webster] 2. The top or superior part of a thing. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eng.) The council or ruling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • căput — CĂPÚT s. v. laibăr, mintean, surtuc. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  căpút ( te), s.n. – Palton, mantou. Mag. kaput, acuz. de la kapu (DAR; Gáldi, Dict., 112). Trimis de blaurb, 28.12.2006. Sursa: DER …   Dicționar Român

  • caput — head, in various senses, from L. caput (see HEAD (Cf. head)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Capūt — (v. fr. Capot), hinfällig, matt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Capŭt — (lat.), 1) Kopf, Haupt, so in der Chirurgie C. obstipum, schiefer Hals, s. Cephalotoxic; in den Antiquitäten C. porcīnum (Schweinskopf), so v.w. Cuneus; in der Naturgeschichte C. medusae (Medusenhaupt), eine Art Seestern, s. Medusenhaupt; 2) das… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Caput — (lat., Mehrzahl Capita), Kopf, Haupt; Hauptstück, Kapitel (Abteilung eines Buches); C. jejunii, Anfang der Fasten, d. h. der Aschermittwoch. C. Medusae, s. Cirsomphalus; C. obstipum, Schiefhals; C. succedaneum, Kopfgeschwulst bei Neugebornen.… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Caput — (lat.), Kopf, Haupt, Hauptstück, Anfang, Kapitel (Abteilung eines Buchs) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Caput — (frz. capot), hinfällig, kraftlos, todt, entzwei …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • caput — cabeza. Extremo dilatado o prominente de un órgano o de parte de él. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

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