headcap

headcap

See headgear.

headcap,

n the part of an extraoral orthodontic appliance that engages the back of the head, incorporating the skull as a source of resistance for tooth movement, and gives attachment to the intraoral element of the appliance.
headcap, plaster,
n a cap that is constructed of plaster-of-paris gauze and embodies points for applying fixation and traction appliances in the treatment of mandibular and maxillofacial injuries.
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Reebok has developed a light headcap, worn under helmets, available for about $150, which displays a yellow light for moderate impact and a red light for severe impact.
He has worn a protective headcap since suffering a depressed skull fracture against Reading in October 2006 when he was out of action for over three months.
Tenders are invited for Socket Headcap Screw Of Size M8x20mm.
Figure 1: Song 1 and Song 31 Song Text-line A Text-line B 1 gurreiga parai binjirri brolga, ngadarri jagud binjirri picking/preening headcaps, dancing I 31 gurreiga yawurrug budma Burruna yawu laluma Can you hear that brolga?