< /ˈkæp ɪ tə/. Anatomy.
- any head or headlike expansion on a structure, as on a bone.
noun plural capita (ˈkæpɪtə)
- anatomy a technical name for the head
- the main or most prominent part of an organ or structure
“head,” in various senses, from Latin caput (see capitulum).
n. pl. cap•i•ta (kăp′ĭ-tə)
- The head.