capitate cap·i·tate (kāp'ĭ-tāt')
Enlarged and globular at the tip, as a bone of the wrist having a rounded, knoblike end.
|capitate (kāp'ĭ-tāt') Pronunciation Key
Noun The largest of the carpal bones.
Adjective Forming a headlike mass or dense cluster, as the flowers of plants in the composite family.