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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Outer body-whorl diameters (excluding the lamellae) were selected to be comparable for all three treatment groups (mean [+ or -] SD and range in mm; n = 64 for each): lamellose, 20.4 [+ or -] 1.85, 16.4-25.2; artificially smooth, 20.8 [+ or -] 1.82, 16.5-25.2; naturally smooth, 20.6[+ or -] 1.72, 16.9-25.4.
Sixty-one Nucella lamellosa were consumed by the 13 Pisaster ochraceus over 20 days: 8 lamellose, 22 artificially smooth, and 31 naturally smooth (Fig.
The lamellose frills in the posterior part of the shell are weakly developed and occur at intervals of 0.25 mm, anteriorly the intervals between frills increase up to 0.65 mm.
Pinnegar and Polunin (2000) pointed out the unusually low value of [delta] [sup.15]N (2.36 [+ or -] 0.35 [per thousand]) of Mediterranean abalone Haliotis lamellose, which possessed the lowest value among the herbivorous molluscs that they measured.
Drill holes produced by the predatory gastropod Nucella lamellose (Muricidai): Pateobiological and ecological implications.