[lam-uh-nek-tuh-mee] /ˌlæm əˈnɛk tə mi/
noun, plural laminectomies.
the surgical removal of part of the posterior arch of a vertebra to provide access to the spinal canal, as for the excision of a ruptured disk.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical incision into the backbone to gain access to the spinal cord Also called rachiotomy
laminectomy lam·i·nec·to·my (lām’ə-něk’tə-mē)
Excision of a vertebral lamina. Also called rachiotomy.
/ˈlæmɪŋtən/ noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a cube of sponge cake coated in chocolate and dried coconut
[lam-uh-nahy-tis] /ˌlæm əˈnaɪ tɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. inflammation of sensitive in the hoof of a horse, caused by stressful events, as trauma, infection, or parturition. /ˌlæmɪˈnaɪtɪs/ noun 1. inflammation of the laminated tissue structure to which the hoof is attached, esp in horses and cattle Also called founder laminitis lam·i·ni·tis (lām’ə-nī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of […]
1. a combining form representing laminal, in compound words.
[lam-uh-noh-al-vee-uh-ler] /ˌlæm ə noʊ ælˈvi ə lər/ adjective, Phonetics. 1. articulated with the blade of the tongue approaching the alveolar ridge. noun 2. a lamino-alveolar sound, as the Cockney pronunciation of t in tea.