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.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

capitate ‎(plural capitates)

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

TranslationsEdit

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

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

capitāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of capitātus
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