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galea (GAY lee uh) (s) (noun), galeae (GAY lee ee") (pl)
1. A headache that hurts your whole head: Sue lay in a darkened room, complaining that she had a galea and that the pain in her head was excruciating.
2. A kind of bandage for the head: The emergency paramedics crafted a galea for the patient's head until she could be transported to the hospital.
3. In anatomy, any of several helmet-shaped structures: The professor's instruction in his anatomy class was for the students to identify at least three galea from the specimens in the laboratory.
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(Latin: helmet, helmet shaped, to cover with a helmet; cap; used primarily in zoology and botany with phases of sense development that seem to have been: weasel, weasel's skin or hide, leather, and then a helmet made of leather; by extension, it also means "cat, cats" in some words)
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galeo-, galea-, galeat-, galei-, galer-
Latin: Latin: helmet, helmet shaped, to cover with a helmet; cap; used primarily in zoology and botany with phases of sense development that seem to have been: weasel, weasel's skin or hide, leather, and then a helmet made of leather; by extension, it also means "cat, cats" in some words; in this unit.