< /ˈgeɪ liˌi/.
- Botany. a part of the calyx or corolla having the form of a helmet, as the upper lip of the corolla of the monkshood.
- Anatomy. any of several helmet-shaped structures.
noun plural -leae (-lɪˌiː)
- a part or organ shaped like a helmet or hood, such as the petals of certain flowers
n. pl. ga•le•ae (-lē-ē′)
- An anatomical structure shaped like a helmet.
- The aponeurosis connecting the occipitofrontal muscle to form the epicranium.
- A type of bandage for covering the head.