Base of the capitulum (fig. 151) usually hexagonal (except in the male of puchellus); and usually inornate.
The capitulum in the largest specimens was .2 of an inch in length.
Disc, or Disk, the central part of the capitulum of composit, surrounded by the ray.
Dorsolaterally there is an articular surface for the capitulum of the rib.
The ovigerous lamell are seen within the edges of the aperture of the capitulum.
As is well known, the ribs of the Monotremata have only the central head, the capitulum.
capitulum, a close rounded dense cluster or head of sessile flowers, 74.
The tuberculum and capitulum on each of the trunk ribs are separated only by a shallow concavity.
From the capitulum being higher, that is, not so much truncated, the orifice is placed more obliquely.
The capitulum contains but few flowers, all of which are perfect; and the fruit has no pappus.
used in various senses in English; Latin, literally "little head," diminutive of caput "head," also "leader, guide, chief person; summit; capital city; origin, source, spring," figuratively "life, physical life;" in writing "a division, paragraph;" of money, "the principal sum," from PIE *kaput- "head" (see head (n.)).
capitulum ca·pit·u·lum (kə-pĭch'ə-ləm)
n. pl. ca·pit·u·la (-lə)
A small head or rounded articular extremity of a bone.