capitulum

[ kuh-pich-uh-luh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF capitulum
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The capitulum in the largest specimens was .2 of an inch in length.

Dorsolaterally there is an articular surface for the capitulum of the rib.

As is well known, the ribs of the Monotremata have only the central head, the capitulum.

In the Odontocetes the ribs have, some of them, the normal attachment by capitulum and tuberculum.

The tuberculum and capitulum on each of the trunk ribs are separated only by a shallow concavity.

Capitulum concedit ei Wicham manerium suum ad firmam quamdiu vixerit et inde bene servierit.

Cirripedia having a carapace, consisting either of a capitulum on a peduncle, or of an operculated shell with a basis.

Capitulum sine valvis; apertur ampl; pedunculus fimbriatus, sub-globosus, infossus.

It is readily known by the numerous irregularly arranged scales at the base of the capitulum.

The capitulum contains but few flowers, all of which are perfect; and the fruit has no pappus.

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