lamella definition

  • noun:
    • A thin scale, plate, or level of bone or structure, as with the gills of a bivalve mollusk or about the moment vascular canals in bone tissue.
    • a thin, plate-like framework
    • the gill of a mushroom.
    • a thin dish or scale of any such thing, as a thin scale developing through the petals of particular blossoms; or one of several slim dishes or scales of which particular shells consist.
    • A thin plate or scale. Particularly
    • Synonyms See lamina.
    • plural The Uk pharmacopÅ“ial title for medicated gelatin disks utilized in ophthalmic practice.
    • a thin membrane that is among the calcified levels that form bones
    • any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing frameworks on the underside of cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
    • slim dish

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