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[lam-uh-ley-shuh n] /ˌlæm əˈleɪ ʃən/

noun, Anatomy.
an arrangement or structure in which there are thin layers, plates, or scales.


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  • Lamellibranch

    [luh-mel-uh-brangk] /ləˈmɛl əˌbræŋk/ noun 1. . /ləˈmɛlɪˌbræŋk/ noun, adjective 1. another word for bivalve (sense 1), bivalve (sense 2) lamellibranch (lə-měl’ə-brānk’)

  • Lamellicorn

    [luh-mel-i-kawrn] /ləˈmɛl ɪˌkɔrn/ Entomology adjective 1. having antennae with lamellate terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, including the scarabaeids and stag beetles. 2. (of an antenna) having lamellate terminal segments. noun 3. a lamellicorn beetle. /ləˈmɛlɪˌkɔːn/ noun 1. any beetle of the superfamily Lamellicornia, having flattened terminal plates to the antennae: includes the […]

  • Lamelliform

    [luh-mel-uh-fawrm] /ləˈmɛl əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. shaped like a lamella; platelike; scalelike. /ləˈmɛlɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. shaped like a lamella; platelike: lamelliform antennae

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