brain bucket


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brain bucket

Pathology
A 5-litre formalin-filled container in which the brain is semisuspended for fixation.
 
Sports medicine
A popular term for any helmet used in sport.
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Before strapping on your brain bucket, consider these tips, courtesy of your original auto insurance comparison company Answer Financial Inc.
SKID lid, brain bucket, skull shell, noggin wrapper.
If you like to ski or snowboard the trees and the steeps, then a brain bucket is only common sense.