lamellation

[ lam-uh-ley-shuh n ]
/ ˌlæm əˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Anatomy.

an arrangement or structure in which there are thin layers, plates, or scales.

Origin of lamellation

First recorded in 1900–05; lamell(a) + -ation
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