caput medusae caput me·du·sae (mĭ-dōō’sē’, -dyōō’-)
See Medusa head.
Dilated ciliary arteries surrounding the corneoscleral limbus in absolute glaucoma.
any head or headlike expansion on a structure, as on a bone. Contemporary Examples The Nevada Democrat was over; his career dead; his reign atop the Senate caput. The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards Samuel P. Jacobs December 20, 2010 Historical Examples Lapidem quem reprobaverunt aedificantes, hic factus est in caput anguli. A History of […]
- Caput succedaneum
caput succedaneum caput succedaneum caput suc·ce·da·ne·um (sŭk’sē-dā’nē-əm) n. A swelling formed on the presenting part of the head of a fetus during labor, resulting in edema and varying degrees of scalp hemorrhage.
a South American tailless rodent, Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris, living along the banks of rivers and lakes, having partly webbed feet: the largest living rodent. Contemporary Examples Venezuela: The country to the south takes us in a pretty weird direction by offering the capybara. Which Country Should Snowden Live In? Sarah Hedgecock July 6, 2013 Historical Examples […]