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Definition of lamina. Meaning of lamina. Synonyms of lamina

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Definition of lamina

Lamina
Lamina Lam"i*na (l[a^]m"[i^]*n[.a]), n.; pl. L. Lamin[ae] (-n[=e]) E. Laminas (-n[.a]z). [L. cf. Lamella.] 1. A thin plate or scale; a layer or coat lying over another; -- said of thin plates or platelike substances, as of bone or minerals. 2. (Bot.) The blade of a leaf; the broad, expanded portion of a petal or sepal of a flower. --Gray. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A thin plate or scale; specif., one of the thin, flat processes composing the vane of a feather.

Meaning of lamina from wikipedia

- lamina may refer to: planar lamina, a two-dimensional planar closed surface with m**** and density, in mathematics laminar flow, (or streamline flow)
- the basal lamina is a layer of extracellular matrix secreted by the epithelial cells, on which the epithelium sits. it is often incorrectly referred to
- the lamina propria is a constituent of the moist linings known as mucous membranes or mucosa, which line various tubes in the body (such as the respiratory
- the lamina papyracea (or orbital lamina) is a smooth, oblong bone plate which forms the lateral surface of the labyrinth of the ethmoid bone in the skull
- lamina cribrosa may refer to: cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone (horizontal lamina or lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis) lamina cribrosa sclerae, a
- the dental lamina is a band of epithelial tissue seen in histologic sections of a developing tooth. the dental lamina is first evidence of tooth development
- the osseous spiral lamina is a bony shelf or ledge which projects from the modiolus into the interior of the canal, and, like the canal, takes two-and-three-quarter
- a terceira lâmina is the fourth solo album by brazilian musician zé ramalho. it was released in 1981. canção agalopada (galoped song) (featuring maria