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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Saepe aliquis, foliis ubi nuda cacumina vidit, Esse putat Boreae triste furentis opus; Aestibus hic, hic me spoliatam frigore credit; Est quoque, qui crimen grandinis esse putet.