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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·put n.; pl. Capita
 1. Anat. The head; also, a knoblike protuberance or capitulum.
 2. The top or superior part of a thing.
 3. Eng. The council or ruling body of the University of Cambridge prior to the constitution of 1856.
    Your caputs and heads of colleges.   --Lamb.
 Caput mortuum  Old Chem. The residuum after distillation or sublimation; hence, worthless residue.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See caput

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput
           humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a
           cavity in the scapula"
      2: the upper part of the human body or the front part of the
         body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck
         his head out the window" [syn: head]
      [also: capita (pl)]