Pileum vs Pileus - What's the difference?

pileum | pileus |


As nouns the difference between pileum and pileus

is that pileum is (zoology) the top of a bird's head while pileus is the cap of a mushroom.

pileum

English

Noun

(pilea)
  • (zoology) The top of a bird's head
  • pileus

    English

    (wikipedia pileus)

    Noun

    (pilei)
  • the cap of a mushroom.
  • the bell of a jellyfish
  • (meteorology) a small thin cloud attached to a cumulus cloud. A cap cloud
  • a conical felt hat worn in ancient Rome and Greece
  • The top of the head of a bird, from the bill to the nape.