HyperDic: velum

English > 2 senses of the word velum:
NOUNplantvelum, veila membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
bodyvelum, soft palatea muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
English > velum: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms.
Synonymveil
Narrowerpartial veilmembrane of the young / young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth
universal veilMembrane initially completely investing the young / young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
Spanishvelo parcial
Catalanvelum
English > velum: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking.
Synonymsoft palate
Part ofpalate, roof of the mouthThe upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
PartsuvulaA small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate
BroaderflapA movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body
Spanishvelo del paladar, velo
Catalanpaladar tou, vel del paladar
Adjectivesvelarof or relating to the velum

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