(Anatomy) The soft tissue at the back of the roof of the mouth.
Anything that covers
A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
The roof of the mouth in vertebrate animals, separating the mouth from the passages of the nose. &diamf3; The bony part of the palate is called the hard palate. &diamf3; A soft, flexible, rear portion of the palate, called the soft palate, is present in mammals only and serves to close off the mouth from the nose during swallowing.
(Mycology) A thin layer of tissue which is attached to or covers a mushroom.
A fold of the peritoneum, passing from the stomach to the transverse colon.
Find another word for velum. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for velum, like: soft-palate, covering, membrane, palate, veil and greater omentum.