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

 ca·pit·u·lum /kəˈpɪʧələm/

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

 ca·pit·u·lum /-ələm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·pit·u·lum n.; pl. Capitula
 1. A thick head of flowers on a very short axis, as a clover top, or a dandelion; a composite flower. A capitulum may be either globular or flat.
 2. Anat. A knoblike protuberance of any part, esp. at the end of a bone or cartilage.
 Note: [See Illust. of Artiodactyla.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; "a head of
           cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce" [syn: head]
      2: fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn [syn: ear,
      3: the upper branches and leaves of a tree [syn: crown, treetop]
      [also: capitula (pl)]