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Meaning of Velum

Curtain or covering; -- applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate. See under Palate.

See Veil, n., 3 (b).

A thin membrane surrounding the sporocarps of quillworts Isoetes).

A veil-like organ or part.

The circular membrane that partially incloses the space beneath the umbrella of hydroid medusae.

A delicate funnel-like membrane around the flagellum of certain Infusoria. See Illust. a of Protozoa.

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