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lamellamore about lamella


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lamella  \La*mel"la\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Lamell[ae]},  E.  {Lamellas}.  [L. 
  lamella,  dim.  of  lamina  plate,  leaf,  layer:  cf  F.  lamelle. 
  Cf  {Lamina},  {Omelet}.] 
  a  thin  plate  or  scale  of  anything  as  a  thin  scale  growing 
  from  the  petals  of  certain  flowers;  or  one  of  the  thin  plates 
  or  scales  of  which  certain  shells  are  composed. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  any  of  the  radiating  leaflike  spore-producing  structures  on 
  the  underside  of  the  cap  of  a  mushroom  or  similar  fungus 
  [syn:  {gill}] 
  2:  a  thin  membrane  that  is  one  of  the  calcified  layers  that 
  form  bones 
  3:  thin  plate 

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