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1. (Science: botany) The upper lip or helmet-shaped part of a labiate flower.

2. (Science: surgery) a kind of bandage for the head.

3. Headache extending all over the head.

4. (Science: paleontology) a genus of fossil echini, having a vaulted, helmet-shaped shell.

5. (Science: zoology) The anterior, outer process of the second joint of the maxillae in certain insects.

Origin: L, a helmet.

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