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lam·i·na

 (lăm′ə-nə)
n. pl. lam·i·nae (-nē′) or lam·i·nas
1. A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
2. Botany
a. The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
b. The bladelike part of a kelp.
3. A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
4. Zoology A thin scalelike or platelike structure, as one of the thin layers of sensitive vascular tissue in the hoof of a horse.
5. Cytology A thin layer inside the nuclear membrane of a cell that is composed of a meshlike network of protein fibers.
6. Geology A narrow bed of rock.

[Latin lāmina.]

lam′i·nar, lam′i·nal adj.

lamina

(ˈlæmɪnə)
n, pl -nae (-ˌniː) or -nas
1. a thin plate or layer, esp of bone or mineral
2. (Geological Science) a thin plate or layer, esp of bone or mineral
3. (Anatomy) a thin plate or layer, esp of bone or mineral
4. (Botany) botany the flat blade of a leaf, petal, or thallus
[C17: New Latin, from Latin: thin plate]
ˈlaminar, ˈlaminary, laminose, laminous adj

lam•i•na

(ˈlæm ə nə)

n., pl. -nae (-ˌni)
-nas.
1. a thin plate or layer.
2. a thin layer or coating lying over another, as in certain minerals.
3. the blade or expanded portion of a leaf.
[1650–60; < Latin lāmina]

lam·i·na

(lăm′ə-nə)
1. Botany The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
2. A thin layer of bone, membrane, or other tissue.
3. Geology A thin layer of sediment.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lamina - a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)lamina - a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)
lamina arcus vertebrae - lamina of the vertebral arch; the flattened posterior part of the vertebral arch from which the spinous process extends
plate - any flat platelike body structure or part

lamina

noun
A thin outer covering of an object:
Translations
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lamina

lam·i·na

n. L. lámina, placa o capa fina;
___ arcus vertebrae___ del arco vertebral;
___ basalis choroidae___ basal de la coroide;
___ limitans anterior corneae___ elástica anterior de la córnea;
___ limitans posterior corneae___ elástica posterior de la córnea;
___ multiform of cerebral cortex___ multiforme de la corteza cerebral.
References in classic literature ?
'Advorsum stimulos, laminas, crucesque, compedesque,
En el caso de cambio de nucleo en un transformador reparado, la seleccion del tipo de lamina se realiza partiendo de las perdidas de vacio garantizadas por el fabricante; seguidamente se realiza la medicion del calibre de la lamina y el peso total del nucleo; posteriormente se calcula la densidad de flujo de operacion del nucleo y con estos datos se obtienen las perdidas de vacio por kilogramo y, finalmente, se selecciona la lamina adecuada de acuerdo con la densidad de flujo de operacion.
The goal of this study is to introduce an adaptable method to calibrate an appropriate entrance on the thyroid lamina for the stitch canal to precisely reach an appropriate endolaryngeal site for the suture loop placement and minimize the endolaryngeal soft-tissue (ELT) damage.
Es un genero monofiletico caracterizado por presentar la base de la lamina gradual o abruptamente reducida en (2)3-10(15) pares de pinnas hastadas, auriculiformes o glanduliformes, con las venas libres alcanzando el margen por encima del seno de la pinna (Ponce, 1995; Salino et al., 2015).
Cha (1996) evaluated whether the bending strength of lamina obtained from small-diameter logs is related to stress wave speed and modulus of elasticity (MOE).
LAMINA DIELECTRICS specialises in the manufacture of heat shrink tubes and endcaps for electrical insulation applications and says it has developed unique spiral-winding and extrusion technology which uses UL recognised materials for its range of tubes and endcaps.
Left spicule 980 long, with a handle shorter than lamina representing the 27% of the spicule length; lamina consisting of a portion with membranous alae and a terminal filament or flagellum, and portion with membranous alae longer than filament (Fig.