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- 1. caput, bulge, bump, hump, swelling, gibbosity, gibbousness, jut, prominence, protuberance, protrusion, extrusion, excrescence
- usage: a headlike protuberance on an organ or structure; "the caput humeri is the head of the humerus which fits into a cavity in the scapula"
- 2. head, caput, external body part
- usage: the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window"
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