lamellar bone n.
A bone in which the tubular lamellae are formed, which are characterized by parallel spirally arranged collagen fibers.
- Lamellar cataract
lamellar cataract n. A congenital cataract in which opacity is limited to layers of the lens external to the nucleus. Also called zonular cataract.
- Lamellar ichthyosis
lamellar ichthyosis n. An inherited form of ichthyosis that is present at birth and is characterized by large, coarse scales over most of the body and thickened palms and soles; it is associated with ectropion.
noun 1. a vaulted roof composed of lamellae.
[luh-mel-eyt, lam-uh-leyt] /ləˈmɛl eɪt, ˈlæm əˌleɪt/ adjective 1. composed of or having lamellae. 2. flat; platelike. lamellate la·mel·late (lə-měl’āt’, lām’ə-lāt’) adj. lam’el·la’ted adj. lam’el·la’tion n.