cap (2)

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(kap )

[L. cappa, hood]

1. A covering.
SYN: SEE: tegmentum
2. The first part of the duodenum.
3. The protective covering of a developing tooth.
4. The artificial covering of a tooth, used for cosmetic reasons.
SEE: enamel organ

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