Velum synonyms

vē'ləm
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Anything that covers
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A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
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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.
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(Mycology) A thin layer of tissue which is attached to or covers a mushroom.
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A fold of the peritoneum, passing from the stomach to the transverse colon.
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(Anatomy) The soft tissue at the back of the roof of the mouth.
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Find another word for velum. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for velum, like: covering, membrane, palate, veil, greater omentum and soft-palate.