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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,
Se utilizo tanto en los retratos de cuerpo entero en lamina independiente como en las ilustraciones incorporadas dentro de los articulos.
No entanto, devido a carencia de informacoes quanto ao consumo hidrico do feijao-caupi e, consequentemente, a falta de manejo racional da irrigacao, a aplicacao da lamina de irrigacao tem sido feita de forma aleatoria (Bastos et al.
Whereas most vertebrates can replace teeth throughout their lives, human teeth are naturally replaced only once, despite the lingering presence of a band of epithelial tissue called the dental lamina, which is crucial to tooth development.
USC researchers identified three developmental phases for each alligator tooth unit, comprising a functional tooth (f), replacement tooth (r) and dental lamina.
This congenital lesion results in deficiency or absence of the superficial layer of the lamina propria.
Lamina foliar de superficie abaxial conspicuamente sericea, indumento dorado (Venezuela, Guyana y Brasil) C.
1 lamina de hojaldre <<azucar moreno para espolvorear
Histometric analysis: After slide preparation, the thickness of four layers: tunica mucosa (epithelium, lamina propria, lamina muscularis), tunica submucosa, tunica muscularis and tunica adventitia/serosa of all the digestive organs was measured in um with the help of automated image analysis system Image JA(r) version 1.
Las caracteristicas de la lamina del petalo que permiten delimitar las especies son las siguientes: la forma de la union del margen anterior con el tubo estaminal que puede ser dos o cuatro dentada o truncada, la presencia o ausencia de apiculos y si estos son internos o externos.
Peciolo 1-2 cm largo, hirsuto; lamina oblonga a eliptica, rara vez ovada, 8-14 x 4,5-7,0 cm, base casi truncada o muy levemente cordada y entonces con escotaduras hasta de 5 mm profundo, lobulos paralelos a convergentes, apice agudo, venas primarias basales 3(5), haz esparcidamente hirsuta, enves densamente puberulo a lo largo de la venacion, venas secundarias y terciarias formando un reticulo denso.