lamella

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Lamella \La*mel"la\, noun; pl. L. {Lamell[ae]}, E. {Lamellas}. [L. lamella, dim. of lamina plate, leaf, layer: cf. F. lamelle. Cf. {Lamina}, {Omelet}.] A thin plate or scale of anything, as a thin scale growing from the petals of certain flowers; or one of the thin plates or scales of which certain shells are composed. Lamellar

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

lamella

noun

1: any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus [syn: {gill}, {lamella}]

2: a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

3: thin plate


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