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1. The anterior part of the integument of soft ticks (family Argasidae) that extends over the capitulum and forms the roof of the camerostome.
2. An expanded, covering structure that resembles the hood of robe or cloak in shape or function, such as the extensor digital expansions that overly the dorsal aspect of the heads of the metacarpals.
[O.E. hōd, hat]
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hor·i·zon·tal lam·i·nar flow hood

(hōr'i-zon'tăl lam'i-năr' flō hud)
A laminar flow hood in which the air is pushed through a filter horizontally toward the user to maintain a sterile environment.

lam·i·nar flow hood

(lam'i-năr flō hud)
An enclosure in which air flow is directed so as to prevent contamination of sterile materials by airborne organisms.
Synonym(s): hood.

ver·ti·cal lam·in·ar flow hood

(vĕr'ti-kăl lam'i-năr flō hud)
A laminar flow hood in which the air is pushed through a filter vertically to protect the user from exposure to harmful materials.
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Officers think the same hooded man may have targeted the women as they walked in Penarth.
Diners at the restaurant in Coventry Road, Small Heath, fled in panic as the hooded man screamed at staff to hand over cash.
First thing in the morning the hooded man comes back to me frozen in terror atop his box.
Police were still hunting a hooded man seen leaving the widow's home the night she was murdered.
In my final shot, I stressed the rusting machinery incongruously rising out of the desert's wild beauty and juxtaposed it with the hooded man standing on the crest of a distant hill--a lone, almost arrogant figure amidst the ruins of a once prosperous town.
The man's head is completely hooded and his body pierced by several arrows--an obvious reference to Saint Sebastian, though the catalogue also cites Robert Mapplethorpe's Hooded Man, 1980, and Carlos Humberto's Death Squad Victim, 1988, as sources.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned Peter Joemel Advincula, the hooded man in the 'Ang Totoong Narco List' videos known as 'Bikoy,' to answer the estafa case filed against him by an Albay-based businessman.
Stephen's private CCTV footage shows a hooded man climbing over the wall of his New Marske home in an attempt to steal a loose tyre that was lying next to the vehicle.
A 63-year-old woman reported to police that a hooded man snatched her purse and beat her outside her home in Nicosia on Friday evening.
A HOODED man crept up behind a young woman and assaulted her.