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caul

 [kawl]
a part of the amniotic sac that sometimes envelops the head of the fetus at birth.

caul

, cowl (kawl, kowl),
1. The amnion, either as a piece of membrane capping the baby's head at birth or the whole membrane when delivered unruptured with the baby. Synonym(s): galea (4) , veil (2) , velum (2)
2. Synonym(s): greater omentum
[Gaelic, call, a veil]

caul

(kôl)
n.
1. A portion of the amnion, especially when it covers the head of a fetus at birth. Also called pileus.

caul

, cowl (kawl, kowl)
1. The amnion, either as a piece of membrane capping the baby's head at birth or the whole membrane when delivered unruptured with the baby.
Synonym(s): galea (4) , veil (2) , velum (2) .
2. Synonym(s): greater omentum.
[Gaelic, call, a veil]

caul

A persistent AMNION membrane covering the baby's head at birth. Normally, the amnion ruptures before birth allowing the baby to pass through.

caul

, cowl (kawl, kowl)
1. The amnion, either as a piece of membrane capping the baby's head at birth or the whole membrane when delivered unruptured with the baby.
Synonym(s): galea (4) , veil (2) , velum (2) .
2. Synonym(s): greater omentum.
[Gaelic, call, a veil]
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