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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.

lam•i•nar

(ˈlæm ə nər)

also lam•i•nar•y

(ˈlæm əˌnɛr i)

adj.
composed of, or arranged in, laminae.
[1800–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laminar - arranged in or consisting of laminae
bedded, stratified - deposited or arranged in horizontal layers; "stratified rock"
Translations
laminar

lam·i·nar

, laminated
a. laminar, laminado-a, rel. a láminas; formado por capas.
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