noun, plural la·mel·lae [luh-mel-ee] /ləˈmɛl i/, la·mel·las.
- 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.
Origin of lamella
Related Words for lamellalayer, slice, slab, leaf, scale, coat, plane, flake, foil, spangle, lamina, stratum, print, disc, plate, sheet, wafer, section, skin, disk
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Historical Examples of lamella
In this way the organs developed between the two layers of the lamella obtain their final fixed position.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity
George. S. Huntington
The head is also more or less connected by a thin plate of bone, the lamella, to another outgrowth, the processus longus.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds
noun plural -lae (-liː) or -las
- any of the spore-bearing gills of a mushroom
- any of the membranes in a chloroplast
- Also called: middle lamellaa layer of pectin cementing together adjacent cells