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caput

caput , gen. capitis , pl. capita (kap´ut, ka´put; kap´i-tis; kap´I-ta)

1. [NA] The upper or anterior extremity of the animal body, containing the brain and the organs of sight, hearing, taste, and smell. 2. [NA] The upper, anterior, or larger extremity, expanded or rounded, of any body, organ, or other anatomical structure. 3. The rounded extremity of a bone. 4. That end of a muscle which is attached to the less movable part of the skeleton.head; [L.]
c. angula´re quadra´ti la´bii superio´ris levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle
c. bre´ve [NA] short head
c. breve musculi bicipitis brachii [NA] short head of biceps brachii muscle
c. breve musculi bicipitis fem´oris short head of biceps femoris muscle
c. cor´nus apex of the posterior horn
c. cos´tae [NA] head of rib
c. epididymid´is [NA] head of epididymis
c. fem´oris head of femur
c. fib´ulae [NA] head of fibula
c. gallinaginis (gal-i-naj´i-nis) seminal colliculus [Mod. L. snipe's head]
c. humera´le [NA] humeral head
c. humerale musculi flexoris carpi ulnaris [NA] humeral head of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. See humeral head.
c. humerale musculi pronatoris teretis [NA] humeral head of pronator teres muscle. See humeral head.
c. hu´meri [NA] head of humerus
c. humeroulna´re musculi flexoris digitorum superificialis [NA] humeroulnar head of flexor digitorum superficialis muscle
c. infraorbita´le quadra´ti la´bii superio´ris levator labii superioris muscle
c. latera´le [NA] lateral head
c. laterale musculi gastrocnemii [NA] lateral head of gastrocnemius muscle. See lateral head.
c. laterale musculi tricipitis brachii [NA] lateral head of triceps brachii. See lateral head.
c. long´um [NA] long head
c. longum musculi bicipitis brachii [NA] long head of biceps brachii muscle. See long head.
c. longum musculi bicipitis fem´oris [NA] long head of biceps femoris muscle. See long head.
c. longum musculi tricipitis brachii [NA] long head of triceps brachii muscle. See long head.
c. mal´lei [NA] head of malleus
c. mandib´ulae [NA] head of mandible
c. media´le [NA] medial head
c. mediale musculi gastrocnemii [NA] medial head of gastrocnemius muscle. See medial head.
c. mediale musculi tricipitis brachii [NA] medial head of triceps brachii muscle. See medial head.
c. medu´sae 1. varicose veins radiating from the umbilicus, seen in the Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome; 2. dilated ciliary arteries girdling the corneoscleral limbus in rubeosis iridis.Medusa head; [Medusa, G. myth. char.]
c. nu´clei cauda´ti [NA] head of the caudate nucleus
c. obli´quum [NA] oblique head
c. obliquum musculi adductoris hallucis [NA] oblique head of adductor hallucis muscle. See oblique head.
c. obliquum musculi adductoris pollicis [NA] oblique head of adductor pollicis muscle. See oblique head.
c. os´sis fem´oris [NA] head of femur
c. os´sis metacarpa´lis [NA] head of metacarpal bone
c. os´sis metatarsa´lis [NA] head of metatarsal bone
c. pancrea´tis [NA] head of pancreas
c. phalan´gis [NA] head of phalanx
c. profun´dum musculi flexoris pollicis brevis [NA] deep head of flexor pollicis brevis
c. quadra´tum a head of large size and square shape, owing to thickened parietal and frontal eminences, seen in rachitic children.
c. radia´le [NA] radial head
c. ra´dii [NA] head of radius
c. sta´pedis [NA] head of stapes
c. succeda´neum an edematous swelling formed on the presenting portion of the scalp of an infant during birth; the effusion overlies the periosteum and consists of edema; contrasted with cephalhematoma, in which condition the effusion lies under the periosteum and consists of blood.
c. superficia´le musculi flexoris pollicis brevis [NA] superficial head of flexor pollicis brevis muscle
c. ta´li [NA] head of talus
c. transver´sum [NA] transverse head
c. transversum musculi adductoris hallucis [NA] transverse head of adductor hallucis muscle. See transverse head.
c. transversum musculi adductoris pollicis [NA] transverse head of adductor pollicis muscle. See transverse head.
c. ul´nae [NA] head of ulna
c. ulna´re [NA] ulnar head
c. ulnare musculi flexoris carpi ulnaris [NA] ulnar head of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. See ulnar head.
c. ulnare musculi pronatoris teretis [NA] ulnar head of pronator teres muscle. See ulnar head.
c. zygomat´icum quadra´ti la´bii superio´ris zygomaticus minor muscle

 

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