Laminaria meaning

lămə-nârē-ə
Any of various kelps of the genera Laminaria and Saccharina of temperate and arctic waters, used commercially in foodstuffs, dietary supplements, and medicinal products.
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A small rod formed of dehydrated laminaria tissue, applied to the cervical os to stimulate dilation.
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Any of a genus (Laminaria) of marine kelp having fluted, ribbonlike blades attached at one end to a stalk and holdfast.
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Any of various kelps of the genera Laminaria and Saccharina of temperate and arctic waters, used commercially in foodstuffs, dietary supplements, and medicinal products.
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A small rod formed of dehydrated laminaria tissue, applied to the cervical os to stimulate dilation.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Laminariaceae — a genus of brown algae.
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Origin of laminaria

  • New Latin Lāmināria (from Latin lāmina thin sheet, leaf)

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