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lamellation

[lam-uh-ley-shuh n]
noun Anatomy.
  1. an arrangement or structure in which there are thin layers, plates, or scales.
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Origin of lamellation

First recorded in 1900–05; lamell(a) + -ation
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Historical Examples of lamellation

  • Continuance is rather a quality of all thrombi, and is essentially growth, whether by lamellation or agglomeration.

    A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I

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