Lamina definition

lămə-nə
A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
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A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
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(zoology) A thin scalelike or platelike structure, as one of the thin layers of sensitive vascular tissue in the hoof of a horse.
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The flat, expanded part of a leaf; blade, as distinguished from the petiole.
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(geology) A narrow bed of rock.
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The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
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The bladelike part of a kelp.
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A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
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A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
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(zoology) A thin scalelike or platelike structure, as one of the thin layers of sensitive vascular tissue in the hoof of a horse.
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(cytology) A thin layer inside the nuclear membrane of a cell that is composed of a meshlike network of protein fibers.
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The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
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A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
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The thinnest recognizable layer of sediment, differing from other layers in color, composition, or particle size. Laminae are usually less than 1 cm (0.39 inches) thick.
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A very thin layer of material.
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(anatomy) A thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra.
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(botany) The flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade.
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A thin flake, scale, or layer, as of metal or animal tissue.
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Origin of lamina

  • Latin lāmina

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

  • From Latin lāmina (“thin sheet of material”)

    From Wiktionary