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lamellate

[luh-mel-eyt, lam-uh-leyt] /ləˈmɛl eɪt, ˈlæm əˌleɪt/
adjective
1.
composed of or having lamellae.
2.
flat; platelike.
Also, lamellated, lamellose
[luh-mel-ohs, lam-uh-lohs] /ləˈmɛl oʊs, ˈlæm əˌloʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < New Latin lāmellātus. See lamella, -ate1
Related forms
lamellately, adverb
lamellosity
[lam-uh-los-i-tee] /ˌlæm əˈlɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
multilamellate, adjective
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Examples from the web for lamellate
  • The wall containing the ovular areas appears somewhat lamellate.
lamellate in Medicine

lamellate la·mel·late (lə-měl'āt', lām'ə-lāt')
adj.

  1. Having, composed of, or arranged in lamellae.

  2. Resembling a lamella.


lam'el·la'ted adj.
lam'el·la'tion n.
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