lamella

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lamella

[lə′mel·ə]
(anatomy)
A thin scale or plate.
(civil engineering)
A thin member made of reinforced concrete, metal, or wood that is joined with similar members in an overlapping pattern to form an arch or a vault.

lamella

A reinforced concrete, metal, or wood member joined with similar members in a crisscross pattern so as to form an arch or vault.
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Widespread splitting or lamellation of the GBM is not present, although very localized splitting or lamellation (Figure 3, C) does not rule out TBMN.
Ultrastructurally, the GBM presents alternating areas of thinning and thickening, splitting, lamellation, and granular inclusions in the lamina densa.
Inspissated platelike secretions differ morphologically from prostatic corpora amylacea, which are round to oval with concentric lamellations,[11,12] by their more haphazard shape (rectangular, rhomboid, ovoid) and lack of lamellations.