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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

(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]
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velum given their presence in reproductive tissue (ovaries [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED], Table I]), larvae [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3A OMITTED], juveniles [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3B OMITTED], and adults (Cavanaugh, 1983).
Immuno-chemical localization of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase in the symbiont containing gills of Solemya velum (Bivalvia: Mollusca).
The effect of hydrogen sulfide on the metabolism of Solemya velum and enzymes of sulfide oxidation in gill tissue.
The role of endosymbiotic bacteria in the nutrition of Solemya velum: evidence from a stable isotope analysis of endosymbionts and hosts.
Phylogenetic relationship of chemoautotrophic bacterial symbionts of Solemya velum Say (Mollusca: Bivalvia) determined by 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis.