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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lamella

A reinforced concrete, metal, or wood member joined with similar members in a crisscross pattern so as to form an arch or vault.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tegumen with central projection narrow and more or less twisted, reaching to base of uncus; uncus broad, 1.5 times as wide as long, distally uneven, apically slightly indented, laterally with auriform extensions; gnathos elbow-shaped with small spines distally; saccus short and narrow; valva with inner lamella extremely expanded and folded, transtilla foliated, strongly sclerotized with spines, ventro-distal process with flattened top, wavy and serrate dorsally; aedeagus with suprazonal sheath equal to subzonal sheath, suprazonal sheath with lateral small spines on both sides; juxta more or less nose-like, upper margin V-shaped.
The histopathological presence of a cornoid lamella is often associated with a diagnosis of porokeratosis.
In salinity of 7 g [L.sup.-1], slight alterations were observed such as epithelial lifting, fusion of secondary lamellae, aggregation of cells in the primary lamella and severe alterations such as telangiectasia and aneurysms in a few secondary lamellae.
This peak is attributed to a long period indicating the presence of a regular stacking of crystalline lamella. In addition, we showed in a former study that in the case of PEF, secondary crystallization occurs in this timelap as revealed by the presence of a small endotherm at low temperatures during crystallization (see Fig.
Applanation of donor cornea is performed and diameter of the lamella (depending on the cornea, 9-10 mm) is determined.
If the posterior lamella of the eyelid is involved in a full-thickness eyelid injury but can be re-approximated without undue tension, it is repaired directly.
The former two make up the anterior lamella and the latter two the posterior lamella.
"The ability to properly prepare the thin lamella samples, while at the same time maintaining the necessary temperature, vacuum and transfer conditions, has been a significant challenge for researchers.
Histological examination showed multiple, keratin-filled invagination, a parakeratotic column (i.e., cornoid lamella), a loss of the granular layer of the underlying epidermis, and dense lympho-histiocytic infiltrate in the dermis, compatible with porokeratosis (Fig.