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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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These are mainly the lamellar ratio, representing the ratio between volume fraction of the lamellar particles and the total volume fraction of all cementite particles, and size distributions of lamellae and spheroids.
Diagnosis: This species is distinguished from others by the following combination of characteristics: body size 514-547x282-325; rostrum weakly protruding anteriorly; transcostula present; prodorsal setae smooth; interlamellar setae similar in length to rostral and lamellar setae; sensilli flagelliform, ciliate; 11 pairs of notogastral setae, thin basally and widened medially, smooth; setae lp directed laterally, [h.
p] (at large amplitudes of oscillations when the alignment of lamellar pieces dominates formation of micro-voids) or decreasing with plastic work (at small amplitudes of oscillations when growth of micro-voids dominates ordering of lamellar fragments).
Therefore, physiological lipids normalised epidermal AMP levels and delivery to lamellar bodies.
Lecithin can form lamellar phases at high concentrations (more than 40 wt.
Results indicate that for every lamellar zinc primer, it is possible to select an extender of high oil absorption as the spacer of the zinc particles attaining both very good blistering resistance and anticorrosive performance.
Its luminosity is further enhanced by reflective balustrades and a lamellar wall on the south side of the atrium: the vertical lamellae are moved to change the wall's reflectivity according to the angle of the sun and the nature of the sky.
USAXS scans from the tissue scaffolds contained a pronounced peak produced by the lamellar structure of the polymer.
Dispersed, lamellar and co-continuous are the three main classes of morphology found in polymer blends.
The Nidek MK-2000 Keratome System is designed to create a lamellar flap on the surface of the cornea during refractive procedures, such as keratoplasty.
One is a cake in which layers of vertical rods alternate with a thin frosting of balls--a stacked, or lamellar, arrangement.