Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • adj

Synonyms for capitate

the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus

being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip

References in periodicals archive ?
Radiograph of the left wrist anteroposterior and lateral view showed a lytic lesion in the capitate bone with thinned out cortex.
Moreover, as HMOs capitate provider organizations and delegate clinical management responsibilities to them, measuring access to care performance differences among capitated provider organizations becomes increasing important.
What CMHCs Can Learn From Two States' Efforts to Capitate Medicaid Benefits.
There is some doubt in my own mind that HMOs or employers feel that they have sufficiently benefited from the gross waste in the system to make it necessary to capitate.