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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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From [gamma](r), the basic parameters of the lamellar stacks, to know the crystalline lamellae thickness ([l.sub.c]) and the amorphous layer thickness ([l.sub.a]), have been calculated.
When found on primary lamellae, these cells are surrounded by pavement cells and only a small portion of the plasma membrane is exposed to the water and is covered by glycocalyx (Fig.
Thickness of the lamellae measured in the eye bank can be taken to define it as ultrathin or conventional DSAEK.
Secondary lamellae from infected fish showed hyperplasia, bas, and tip thickening, and/or lamellar fusion (a-b: hematoxylin and eosin; c-d: Masson's trichrome); primary lamellae showed increased MCs/EGCs (arrows), monocytes (M), and lymphocytes (L) ssociated with connective tissue (e-f: Toluidine blue).
lamellosa produces a thinner shell that often bears conspicuous axial lamellae on the outer surface (Appleton and Palmer, 1988).
mundula present similar basidioma stature, pileus size and surface, lamellae insertion, stipe size, color and surface, but the pileus color of R.
1, 3, 4); enlarged claw with lamellae and 1 large subapical tooth (Fig.
The anomalies included hypertrophy and hyperplasia of epithelial cells that resulted in shortening, curling and clubbing of secondary lamellae with increased number of mucous cells (Figure, 8).
(1969), and is independent of the accessory lamellae and likely not 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.