(comparative more lamellar, superlative most lamellar)
- Of or pertaining to a lamella, plate-like, flat and thin.
Compare French lamellaire.
Variant of lamella
nounpl. lamellae or lamellas
a thin, platelike part, layer, organ, or structure; specif.,
- one of the layers of bone around a Haversian canal
- one of the two plates forming a gill in bivalve mollusks
- the gill of an agaric, as a mushroom
- Cytology middle lamella
Origin of lamellaClassical Latin diminutive of lamina: see lamina