Capitula



Biology. any globose or knoblike part, as a flower head or the head of a bone.
Historical Examples

The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5 Various
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk Thomas Browne
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

noun (pl) -la (-lə)
a racemose inflorescence in the form of a disc of sessile flowers, the youngest at the centre. It occurs in the daisy and related plants
(anatomy, zoology) a headlike part, esp the enlarged knoblike terminal part of a long bone, antenna, etc
n.
ca·pit’u·lar adj.
capitulum
(kə-pĭch’ə-ləm)
Plural capitula

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