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1. Membranes or portions of the amnion (thin membrane surrounding the fetus during pregnancy) covering the head of the fetus at birth.
2. A portion or all of the fetal membranes covering the head and carried out in advance of it in labor or before birth.
3. Etymology: from Old French cale, "a small cap" + sarc, "flesh" or "skin tissue".
This entry is located in the following unit: sarco-, sarc-, -sarcous, -sarc, -sarcoma, -sarcomatous, -sarcomatoid (page 1)