Lamella meaning

lə-mĕlə
One of the thin scales, plates, layers, or membranes in an organism, as one of the gills of a mushroom or one of the thin sheets that make up certain bones.
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A thin, platelike part, layer, organ, or structure.
  • 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.
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A thin scale, plate, or layer of bone or tissue.
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A medicated gelatin disk, used instead of a solution for application to the conjunctiva.
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A thin, plate-like structure.
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(mycology) The gill of a mushroom.
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Origin of lamella

  • Latin lāmella small thin plate diminutive of lāmina thin plate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition