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capitate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capitatus (having a head), from caput (head)

AdjectiveEdit

capitate (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Having a distinct globular tip.
  2. (botany) Forming a dense, head-like cluster, such as the inflorescences of composites.

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NounEdit

capitate (plural capitates)

  1. (anatomy) The capitate bone of the wrist.

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VerbEdit

capitate (third-person singular simple present capitates, present participle capitating, simple past and past participle capitated)

  1. (US, health care) To pay health-care providers using a capitation system.

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

capitate

  1. second-person plural present tense of capitare
  2. second-person plural imperative of capitare

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

capitāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of capitātus