uterine vellum

What is uterine vellum?

uterine vellum meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A thin, smooth writing material made from the processed skin of an unborn, stillborn, or newborn calf, used sparingly because of its cost when medieval and Renaissance scribes required an especially fine, white unblemished surface (see this example). See also: vellum.


reference: ABC-CLIO