- composed of or having lamellae.
- flat; platelike.
Also lam·el·lat·ed, la·mel·lose [luh-mel-ohs, lam-uh-lohs] /ləˈmɛl oʊs, ˈlæm əˌloʊs/.
Origin of lamellate
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Examples from the Web for lamellate
Lamelliform: Lamellate in structure; disposed in leaf-like layers.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
Fruiting surface usually on the under side and exposed toward the earth, lamellate, or prominently folded or veined.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson
Lamellate: antennae with the club formed of closely opposed leaf-like surfaces, the concealed surfaces set with sensory pits.
Lamellicornia: those beetles in which the antennae terminate in a lamellate or leaf-like club.
Pith: Pith in the black walnut is chambered (lamellate) in the older wood, but solid in the younger, growing wood.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting
Northern Nut Growers Association
- Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.
- Resembling a lamella.
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