Galea

Ga"le*a

(?), n. [L., a helmet.] 1. (Bot.) The upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower.
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2. (Surg.) A kind of bandage for the head.
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3. (Pathol.) Headache extending all over the head.
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4. (Paleon.) A genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell.
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5. (Zol.) The anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects.
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