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English noun: caput

1. caput (shape) a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure


SamplesThe caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula.


Broader (hypernym)bulge, bump, excrescence, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, hump, jut, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, swelling

2. caput (body) the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains


SamplesHe stuck his head out the window.


Synonymshead


Broader (hypernym)external body part


Narrower (hyponym)human head


Part holonymarteria basilaris, basilar artery, brain, ear, encephalon, face, human face, muzzle, skull, temple


Part meronymanimal, animate being, beast, body, brute, creature, fauna, organic structure, physical structure









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