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Medical Term:

velum

Pronunciation: ve'lum, -la

Definition:

  1. Any structure resembling a veil or curtain.
  2. Any serous membrane or membranous envelope or covering.

Synonym(s): caul1

Synonym(s): veil1, velamen, velamentum

[L. veil, sail]

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