Lamina Definition

laminae, laminas
A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
American Heritage Medicine
The flat, expanded part of a leaf; blade, as distinguished from the petiole.
Webster's New World
A thin flake, scale, or layer, as of metal or animal tissue.
Webster's New World
The bladelike part of a kelp.
American Heritage
A thin scalelike or platelike structure, as one of the thin layers of sensitive vascular tissue in the hoof of a horse.
American Heritage Medicine

Origin of Lamina

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

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin lāmina

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

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