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lamellate

[ luh-mel-eyt, lam-uh-leyt ]
/ ləˈmɛl eɪt, ˈlæm əˌleɪt /
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adjective
composed of or having lamellae.
flat; platelike.
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Also lam·el·lat·ed, la·mel·lose [luh-mel-ohs, lam-uh-lohs]. /ləˈmɛl oʊs, ˈlæm əˌloʊs/.

Origin of lamellate

From the New Latin word lāmellātus, dating back to 1820–30. See lamella, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM lamellate

lam·el·late·ly, adverblam·el·los·i·ty [lam-uh-los-i-tee], /ˌlæm əˈlɒs ɪ ti/, nounmul·ti·lam·el·late, adjective
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Medical definitions for lamellate

lamellate
[ lə-mĕlāt′, lămə-lāt′ ]

adj.
Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.
Resembling a lamella.

Other words from lamellate

lamel•la′ted adj.lam′el•lation n.
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