capitellum

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capitellum (ˌkæpɪˈtɛləm)
 
n , pl -la
anatomy an enlarged knoblike structure at the end of a bone that forms an articulation with another bone; capitulum
 
[C19: from Latin, diminutive of capitulum]

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capitellum cap·i·tel·lum (kāp'ĭ-těl'əm)
n. pl. cap·i·tel·la (-těl'ə)

  1. Capitulum.

  2. The rounded protuberance at the lower end of the humerus that articulates with the radius.

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