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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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(2012) classified main histological alterations observed in fish gills captured in metal contaminated Egyptian rivers into three reaction patterns: (1) circulatory disturbs, which include aneurisms, lamellar blood congestion and hemorrhage; (2) proliferative cellular responses, which include hyperplasia, hypertrophy and fusion; (3) osmoregulatory responses, which include epithelial lifting, dilation and interstitial edema.
Exclusion criteria were lamellar donor grafts thinner than 100 [micro]m because this tissue processing for ultrathin or nanothin DSAEK is different than for conventional standard DSAEK and it is not performed in our eye bank.
Aneurysms generally result from the system collapse of the pillar cells, which impairs vascular integrity by releasing large amounts of blood, pushing the lamellar epithelium outward (Hinton & Lauren, 1990).
(9,14) New keratoplasty techniques may reduce the rate of postoperative infectious keratitis but retrospective data regarding the rate of keratitis following lamellar surgeries are still limited.
3a), a quite similar lamellar morphology was obtained, with similar periodic length for blocks (as obtained from the topographic profile, not shown here).
One form of ichthyosis, a cornification disorder characterized by abnormal separation and exfoliation in the epidermis, is lamellar ichthyosis, which is observed considerably rarely (1, 2, 4).
There are different techniques described in the literature for the posterior lamellar reconstruction of the lower eyelid.
The authors believed that if the hydrogen peroxide was mixed with water, spherical holes induced by oxygen and lamellar pores induced by water could be obtained simultaneously, generating spherical and lamellar pores at the same time.
Anwar, "Indication to deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty," in Cornea, Surgery of the Cornea and Conjunctiva, Elsevier Inc., New York, NY, USA, 2013.
Current techniques [7,8,9] of Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) are of Two Types
Biotechnology company Lamellar Biomedical reported on Friday the completion of a GBP5.75m Series C equity funding round.