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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
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lamina

noun
A thin outer covering of an object:
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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.
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The nasal septum is composed of the os vomer, the crests of the palatine and maxillary bones, the perpendicular lamina of the ethmoid bone, and quadrilateral septal cartilage.