Medical Definition of Caput medusae

1. Varicose veins radiating from the umbilicus, seen in the Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome, dilated ciliary arteries girdling the corneoscleral limbus in rubeosis iridis. Synonym: Medusa head. Origin: Medusa, G. Myth. Char. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caput Medusae

caput humeri
caput humeroulnare musculi flexoris digitorum superificialis
caput infraorbitale quadrati labii superioris
caput laterale
caput laterale musculi gastrocnemii
caput laterale musculi tricipitis brachii
caput longum
caput longum musculi bicipitis brachii
caput longum musculi bicipitis femoris
caput longum musculi tricipitis brachii
caput mallei
caput mandibulae
caput mediale
caput mediale musculi gastrocnemii
caput mediale musculi tricipitis brachii
caput medusae (current term)
caput mortuum
caput nuclei caudati
caput obliquum
caput obliquum musculi adductoris hallucis
caput obliquum musculi adductoris pollicis
caput ossis femoris
caput ossis metacarpalis
caput ossis metatarsalis
caput pancreatis
caput phalangis
caput profundum musculi flexoris pollicis brevis
caput quadratum
caput radiale
caput radii

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