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velum

 [ve´lum] (L.)
a covering structure; see also veil. adj., adj ve´lar.
velum interpo´situm the membranous roof of the third ventricle of the brain.
medullary velum either of the two portions (superior and inferior medullary velum) of the white matter of the hindbrain that form the roof of the fourth ventricle.
palatine velum (velum palati´num) the soft palate; see palate.

ve·lum

, pl.

ve·la

(vē'lŭm, -lă),
1. Any structure resembling a veil or curtain. Synonym(s): veil (1) , velamen, velamentum
2. Synonym(s): caul (1)
3. Synonym(s): greater omentum
4. Any serous membrane or membranous envelope or covering.
[L. veil, sail]

velum

/ve·lum/ (ve´lum) pl. ve´la   [L.] a covering structure or veil.ve´lar
velum interpo´situm ce´rebri  membranous roof of the third ventricle.
medullary velum  one of the two portions (superior medullary v. and inferior medullary v.) of the white substance that form the roof of the fourth ventricle.
velum palati´num  soft palate.

velum

(vē′ləm)
n. pl. ve·la (-lə)
1. An anatomical structure resembling a veil or curtain.
3. A serous membrane or membranous envelope or covering.

velum

Greater omentum; omentum majus [NA6].

ve·lum

, pl. vela (vē'lŭm, -lă)
1. Any structure resembling a veil or curtain.
Synonym(s): veil (1) , velamen.
2. Synonym(s): caul (1) .
3. Synonym(s): greater omentum.
4. Any serous membrane or membranous envelope or covering.
[L. veil, sail]

ve·lum

, pl. vela (vē'lŭm, -lă)
1. Any structure resembling a veil or curtain.
Synonym(s): veil (1) , velamen.
2. Synonym(s): caul (1) .
3. Synonym(s): greater omentum.
4. Any serous membrane or membranous envelope or covering.
[L. veil, sail]

velum (vē´lum),

n a membranous cover that resembles a curtain or veil.
velum palatinum
velum platinum,
n a membranous cover on the palate.

velum

pl. vela [L.] a covering structure or veil.

velum abomasicum
two folds on either side of the omasoabomasal orifice.
velum interpositum
the membranous roof of the third ventricle of the brain.
medullary velum
one of the two portions (superior medullary velum and inferior medullary velum) of the white matter of the hindbrain that form the roof of the fourth ventricle.
palatine velum, velum palatinum
soft palate.
velum uteri
see intracornual frenulum.