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 (lə-mĕl′āt′, lăm′ə-lāt′)
1. Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.
2. Resembling a lamella.

lam′el·lat′ed adj.
lam′el·la′tion n.


(ləˈmɛl eɪt, ˈlæm əˌleɪt)

also lam′el•lat`ed,

1. composed of or having lamellae.
2. flat; platelike.
[1820–30; < New Latin]
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The male genital features of a broad and lamellate cucullus and the presence of a harpe also separates Z.
The Oberhautchen cells of the middle and apical region of a scale were imbricate near the MTZ, but became more lamellate apically (thinner basally to apically and wider from side to side) (Fig.
Perforate foraminifera that live in shallow waters are characterized by hyaline walls and so protect themselves from ultra violet light by producing very thick, lamellate test walls to prevent photo inhibition of symbiotic algae within the test in bright sunlight.
engelmannii have a reticulate texture formed of regularly anastomosing, lamellate ridges and the microspores have a smooth to papillose surface (Taylor et ah, 1993).
Head lengths were measured dorsally from the posterior margin of the head capsule to the distal margin of the frontoclypeus, excluding the frontoclypeal marginal lamellate sensilla.
Diagnosis: Profile distinctive due to low spire, strongly shouldered whorls and descendant suture; umbilicus wide; protoconch with close-set axial riblets; teleoconch with close-set lamellate axial pliculae; lustreless, more or less uniformly mid to dark brown.
Legs: Slender, tibiae with short slender spines, subequal to diameter of segments; claws slender, with convergent, fleshy or lamellate parempodia (Fig.
It was found that oil shale feed with the lamellate characteristics (causing abnormal fluidization) is quite different from the spherical catalyst used in the refinery catalytic cracking unit of heavy oil, and that the shale fines in the retort-off gas are difficult to be removed.
Layer A (external) is subdivided into a lamellate zone (A1) and an inner homogeneous sublayer (A2).