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capital

[kap′itəl]
Etymology: L, caput, head
1 of the highest importance; involving danger to life.
2 of or pertaining to the head of the femur.

capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.

capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.

capital

pertaining to the head.

capital femoral epiphysis
epiphysis of the head of the femur; its detachment represents a specific syndrome in pigs.
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Project Description: The communities are located 90 kilometers from the capital town thus far removed from all the basic services that exist in it, especially access to electricity.