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medical dictionary

Preferred term: Cowl

1. The amnion, either as a piece of membrane capping the baby's head at birth or the whole membrane when delivered unruptured with the baby.

Synonyms: galea, veil, velum, greater omentum.

Origin: Gaelic, call, a veil

(05 Mar 2000)

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