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Velum

Ve´lum
n.1.(Anat.) A curtain or covering; - applied to various membranous partitions, especially to the soft palate. See under Palate.
2.(Bot.) See Veil, n., 3 (b).
3.(Zool.) A veil-like organ or part.
Noun1.velum - membrane of the young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth; represented in mature mushroom by an annulus around the stem and sometimes a cortina on the margin of the cap
Synonyms: partial veil
2.velum - membrane initially completely investing the young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth; represented in the mature mushroom by a volva around lower part of stem and scales on upper surface of the cap
Synonyms: universal veil
3.velum - a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
Synonyms: soft palate
annulus, cortina, partial veil, plant part, plant structure
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