Definition of lamina. Meaning of lamina. Synonyms of lamina

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Definition of 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 capillary lamina of choroid or choriocapillaris is a layer of capillaries that is immediately adjacent to bruch's membrane in the choroid. http://www
- 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 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
- medullary layers of thalamus. the specific layers are: lamina medullaris lateralis (external medullary lamina) - separates ventral and lateral thalamus from the
- this article is about the lamina densa in skin. for other uses, see basal lamina and glomerular ba****t membrane. the lamina densa is a component of the
- needed]. posterior/dorsal horn: i-vi lamina i: marginal nucleus of spinal cord or posteromarginal nucleus lamina ii: substantia gelatinosa of rolando
- the lamina lucida is a component of the ba****t membrane which is found between the epithelium and underlying connective tissue (e.g., epidermis and dermis