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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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As a typical semi-crystalline polymer material, iPP exhibits hierarchical crystalline structures including spherulites, lamellae, and crystal unit cells.
1, 3, 4); enlarged claw with lamellae and 1 large subapical tooth (Fig.
Alterations like proliferation in the epithelial cells, fusion of some lamellae and epithelial lifting are defense mechanisms and it caused by an increase in the distance between the external environment and the blood and thus serve as a barrier to the entrance of contaminants.
Gill anomalies of fish exposed to BPA included hyperplasia, fusion, clubbing and uplifting of secondary lamellae and degeneration of primary lamellae.
Slight alterations were observed in the first treatment, such as epithelial lifting and fusion of secondary lamellae and severe alterations such as telangiectasia in a few secondary lamellae.
Such structure is totally independent of the accessory lamellae complex, and clearly non homologous to any of them (Fig.
Two of our cases (patients 1 and 3) were managed with lateral marsupialization of the middle turbinate, while resection of both medial and lateral lamellae of the concha bullosa was performed in patients 2 and 4.
The researchers created antibodies to bind specifically to the reflectin proteins, which revealed that the reflectins are located exclusively inside the lamellae formed by the folds in the cell membrane.
Cr(VI) intoxication resulted into histopathological abnormalities in the gills with hyperplasia and hypertrophy of the respiratory epithelium, fusion of lamellae, and hypertrophy of mucous cells and necrosis of epithelial cells (Koca et al.
Metallographic observation revealed that in this case fine new cementite lamellae did not form.