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caput (n.)

"head," in various senses in anatomy, etc., from Latin 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 root *kaput- "head").

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Definitions of caput from WordNet

caput (n.)
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
caput (n.)
the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains;
Synonyms: head
From wordnet.princeton.edu