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laminal1

[lam-uh-nl] /ˈlæm ə nl/ Phonetics
adjective
1.
(of a speech sound) articulated using the blade of the tongue.
noun
2.
a laminal speech sound.
Origin of laminal1
< Latin lāmin(a) blade (see lame2) + -al1

laminal2

[lam-uh-nl] /ˈlæm ə nl/
adjective
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  • The Inferior Edge, the most extensive of the three, separates the laminal from the solar surface.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The anterior region, as is the laminal surface, is covered with foraminæ; in this case more minute.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • As the name 'laminal' indicates, it is this surface which in the fresh state is covered by the sensitive laminæ.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The ascending branches penetrate the substance of the os pedis, and emerge by the numerous foraminæ on its laminal surface.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks

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