- shaped like a lamella; platelike; scalelike.
Origin of lamelliform
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Lamelliform: made up of or resembling leaves, blades or lamellae.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The outer lip is thickened, and has lamelliform teeth within.
Lamelliform: Lamellate in structure; disposed in leaf-like layers.
A little islet, off Dighton Cove, is composed of granite, of a lamelliform structure.
Mr. Graves brought me a specimen of lamelliform granite attached to a mass of greenstone.
- shaped like a lamella; platelikelamelliform antennae
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