lamellation


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la·mel·late

 (lə-mĕl′āt′, lăm′ə-lāt′)
adj.
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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lam•el•la•tion

(ˌlæm əˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
an arrangement or structure in which there are thin layers, plates, or scales.
[1900–05]
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Lamellation in the S2 layer of softwood tracheids as demonstrated by scanning transmission electron microscopy.
And with the repeated superposition, plastic deformation, an excellent surface lamellation formed which made the stress in the bedding direction much weaker, and then the seepage rate increased.
All of these minerals are deposited mechanically and became clay rocks with a lamellation structure under low temperature and low pressure due to external forces and the diagenesis effect.
Some indicators of progression from immature to mature bone structure such as distinct calcification borders and lamellation areas in the bone matrix were detected in all the groups at the 8th week evaluation (Figure 2).