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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.
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(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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Anterior margin of pronotum strongly raised, followed by a deep furrow whose hind margin is acute or lamellate (Fig.
is similar to Paragongylopus (Paragongylopus) sinensis Chen & He, 1997, but can be easily distinguished by rough thorax, distinctly carinate mesonotum and presence of a rounded lamellate crest on fourth abdominal tergum.
Each group of bristles is located next to one of four crescent-shaped groups of dense structures, known as lamellate bodies (1), in the epithelial floor (Fig.
The crystals of Atamisquea are noteworthy for their lamellate structure.
In electron micrographs, the cuticle is composed of two layers, an inner lamellate endocuticle and an outer epicuticle (Fig.
4) broad, extending much beyond uncus; cucullus broad, lamellate; sacculus broad, valvula short, curved; a small harpe present.
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.
Fabry's deposits are defined histopathologically as lamellate membrane like structure called myeloid or Zebra bodies.
At least six different types of ultrastructures have been identified in plant cuticle transversal sections and the different layers have been generally described as either amorphous, lamellate, or reticulate [8, 10].