- an erect scale or blade inserted at the junction of the claw and limb in some corollas and forming a part of their corona or crown.
- (in mosses) a thin sheet of cells standing up along the midrib of a leaf.
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How to use lamella in a sentence
The head is also more or less connected by a thin plate of bone, the lamella, to another outgrowth, the processus longus.
The uppermost lamella of each ethmo-turbinal is larger than the others and more distinct.
A precisely similar arrangement is found in the scorpion gill-lamella, as seen in Fig. 69, A, taken from Macleod.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The white matter lies in the interior of the organ, and extends into the core of each lamella.
Between the epiblast and hypoblast a structureless lamella appears always to be interposed.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
British Dictionary definitions for lamella
- any of the spore-bearing gills of a mushroom
- any of the membranes in a chloroplast
- Also called: middle lamella a layer of pectin cementing together adjacent cells