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After a little while try to move the velum, closing and opening the nose passage, without uttering a sound and without breathing.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Still watching your mouth, inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth; see how the velum moves as you do this.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Also called velar (from velum, for which see § 8) and more usually, but less accurately, guttural.
THE SOUNDS OF SPOKEN ENGLISHWALTER RIPPMANN
Bok also signifies acupictile, vel acupictum (velum, auloeum).
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
Foot divided into two, posterior half bearing the operculum; a wide epipodial velum; shell turbinated.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Head broad, surrounded by a funnel-shaped velum or hood; no radula; dorsal appendages foliaceous.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
These veins pass along the centre of the velum, and, as is shown in fig. 1, open into the straight sinus.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 4VARIOUS
The edge of the disc forms a thickened ridge, the rudiment of the velum (v), which is entirely formed of epiblast.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The cilia on the velum cause a rotation of the larva within the egg-capsule.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Within the area of the velum there appear the tentacles and eyes (fig. 103 B).
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME II (OF 4)FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR

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