cacumen


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cac·u·men

, pl.

cac·u·mi·na

(kak-ū'men, -mi-nă),
The top or apex of a plant or an anatomic structure.
[L. summit]

cacumen

An obsolete term for the apex of an organ or plant.

cac·u·men

, pl. cacumina (kak-ū'men, -mi-nă)
The top or apex of a plant or an anatomic structure.
[L. summit]

cacumen

pl. cacumina [L.]
1. the top or apex of an organ.
2. the top of a plant.
3. the anterior and upper part of the monticulus cerebelli; called also culmen.
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Statimque Willibaldus curiosius et volens videre, qualis esset intus ille infernus, et volebat ascendere in montis cacumen, ubi infernus subtus erat, et non poterat, qui faville de tetro tartaro usque ad marginem ascendentes glomerati illic iacebant et ad instar nivis, quando de caelo nivans canditas nivalesque cadentes catervas de aereis etherum arcibus acis coacervareque solet, ita faville coacervati in apice montis iacebant, ut ascensum Willibaldo prohibebant.