What does velum mean?

velum in AZ Dictionary

(n) Biology A covering or partition of slim membranous structure, for instance the veil of a mushroom or a membrane of the brain.
(n) Anatomy The soft palate.
(n) Zoology A ciliated swimming organ that develops in certain larval phases of many marine gastropod mollusks.

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    • flap
  • Cross Reference for "velum"
    • velum penis, superior, velum terminate, velum pendulum, posterior medullary velum
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    • Vela, palate, veil, protozoa
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