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galea

 [ga´le-ah] (L.)
a helmet-shaped structure.
galea aponeuro´tica aponeurosis connecting the frontal and occipital bellies of the occipitofrontal muscle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ga·le·a

(gā'lē-ă),
1. A structure shaped like a helmet.
2.
3. A form of bandage covering the head.
4. Synonym(s): caul (1)
[L. a helmet]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

galea

(gā′lē-ə)
n. pl. ga·leae (-lē-ē′)
1. An anatomical structure shaped like a helmet.
2. The aponeurosis connecting the occipitofrontal muscle to form the epicranium.
3. A type of bandage for covering the head.
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ga·le·a

(gā'lē-ă)
1. A body structure shaped like a helmet.
2. Synonym(s): epicranial aponeurosis.
3. A form of bandage covering the head.
4. Synonym(s): caul (1) .
[L. a helmet]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

galea

the outer lobe of the MIXILLA in insects.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

ga·le·a

(gā'lē-ă)
1. A helmet-shaped structure.
2. Form of head bandage.
[L. a helmet]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012