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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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The modified vehicle features an extremely long hood, bulged fenders and a classic car-like front end with MINI-sourced headlights, a faux chromed bumper and a tall grille with vertical slats, a taller trunk lid, four round tail lamps, heated seats, automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity and cruise control.
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Styling is claimed to be reminiscent of a mid-'20s Isotta Fraschini, complete with exaggerated wheel arches and long hood design cues, though the front and rear bumpers are constructed from a more modern material, carbon fiber.
The new 2015 S-Class features heated armrests, hot stone seating massage, ionised air purification, a Burmester sound system, long hood with pronounced lines and powerdomes, a low profile with high beltline, accentuated wheel arches and large wheels.
"There's not a car out there with these proportions," claims Doug Parks, chief engineer on the program, who adds that it is a "dead-on ringer for the show car." The roadster's design features a long hood, short overhangs at the front and rear, a high belt line, clean sides, wide 18-in.
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