Skip to Content

vellus

Pronunciation: vel'us

Definition:

  1. Fine nonpigmented hair covering most of the body.
  2. A structure that is fleecy or soft and woolly in appearance.

[L. fleece]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide