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galea


galea


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Galea  \Ga"le*a\,  n.[L.,  a  helmet.  ] 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  upper  lip  or  helmet-shaped  part  of  a  labiate 
  flower. 
 
  2.  (Surg.)  A  kind  of  bandage  for  the  head. 
 
  3.  (Pathol.)  Headache  extending  all  over  the  head. 
 
  4.  (Paleon.)  A  genus  of  fossil  echini,  having  a  vaulted, 
  helmet-shaped  shell. 
 
  5.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  anterior,  outer  process  of  the  second  joint 
  of  the  maxillae  in  certain  insects.