[ UK /vˈɛləm/ ]
  1. a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
  2. a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
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How To Use velum In A Sentence

  • This fact, together with the fragility of the velum, may cause problems for identification of growth stage and sex of the particular specimen.
  • The back of the tongue lies opposite the soft palate or velum when the tongue is in a state of rest, and sounds made with the back include velar consonants and back vowels.
  • From the inferior end of the longitudinal sulcus, a white band, termed the frenulum veli, is prolonged downward to the anterior medullary velum; on either side of this band the trochlear nerve emerges, and passes forward on the lateral aspect of the cerebral peduncle to reach the base of the brain. IX. Neurology. 4b. The Mid-brain or Mesencephalon
  • Free-living medusoid hydrozoans can be hard to tell from scyphozoans, but hydrozoan medusae generally have a muscular shelf, or velum, projecting inward from the margin of the bell.
  • The thin, dark, and highly vascular tela choroidea of the 4th ventricle is attached to the posterior margin of the inferior medullary velum and the peduncle of the flocculus.
  • For ‘mouth breathing’ protocols, patients were instructed with a technique aimed at achieving velum closure of the nasopharynx and asked to practice it prior to testing.
  • Draco smiled and pulled out his wand, pointing it at the curtains he incanted, ‘Claudo Velum, Velum Silencio Totalis.’
  • A formation of cilia surrounding the mouth called a velum assist the veliger capture food particles. CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]
  • Each trochlear nerve makes its exit through the caudal tectum (the dorsal portion of the midbrain), immediately lateral to the frenulum of the superior medullary velum.
  • It consists of (a) the myelencephalon, comprising the medulla oblongata and the lower part of the fourth ventricle; (b) the metencephalon, consisting of the pons, cerebellum, and the intermediate part of the fourth ventricle; and (c) the isthmus rhombencephali, a constricted portion immediately adjoining the mid-brain and including the superior peduncles of the cerebellum, the anterior medullary velum, and the upper part of the fourth ventricle. IX. Neurology. 4a. The Hind-brain or Rhombencephalon
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