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cap·i·tate

(kap'i-tāt), [TA]
1. The largest of the carpal bones; located in the distal row. Synonym(s): os capitatum [TA], capitate bone, magnum, os magnum
2. Head-shaped; having a rounded extremity.
[L. caput (capit-), head]
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magnum

(măg′nŭm) [L.]
1. Large or great.
2. Old term for capitate bone (os magnum), the largest of the carpals.
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In the past few years, there has been a lot of excitement in the arena of short-action magnums. The trend started coming on the late '50s--with the arrival of Winchester's .458 Magnum--and a number of avid shooters and manufacturers have since experimented with the concept.