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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]

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.


an item of horse clothing. A cloth cover for the head; with eye and ear holes.

long hood
covers the head and neck to the shoulders.
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Mr Hoodless said he accepted the estimate was an extrapolation based on "a very small sample".
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Kyle Hoodless, 19, was discovered stealing from Tesco as the store had installed clever tills which monitored the exact amounts taken by cashiers.
During a meeting with the Housing Executive Chairman, Donald Hoodless, the Minister spoke of the need to progress improvement work to tower blocks and outlined how a strategic approach is now required to deal with the maintenance problems for the benefit of all tower block tenants across Northern Ireland.
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And Dame Elisabeth Hoodless, head of charity Community Service Volunteers, said the Big Society was being undermined by "draconian" cuts which could "destroy the volunteer army.
Campaigner Dame Elisabeth Hoodless said: "Eleven million people tell researchers they would volunteer if asked.