VELUM

1. an anatomical figure looking somewhat like a veil; a narrow layer of white matter which makes up the roof of the superior portion of the brain's 4th ventricle. 2. the soft palate.

VELUM: "The velum did not develop correctly within the first few months of the child's life, leaving doctors with many repairs to make now that the child is older."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VELUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/velum/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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