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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.
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Bristle groups of similar appearance and arrangement next to groups of lamellate bodies are found in the apical organ of Pleurobrachia pileus and Beroe ovata.
The lamellate imbricate basal and echinate apical scale microornamentation pattern of Pantherophis guttatus, P.
Following the common cuticular structure terminology [8, 10] and as major differences, the ECL of pear was observed to be lamellate and amorphous when embedded in Spurr's and LR-White resins, respectively.
36-40 anterodistal lamellate sensilla; coronal suture 1.26-1.38 mm (x - 1.29 [+ or -] 0.04 mm); corneal lenses (13) in a lateral elliptical pattern, bounded posteriorly by an arc-like series of hair-like sensilla; 3-4 prominent temporal sensilla in oblique lateral series; temporal curvature.
Teleoconch of a further 2-2 1/4 whorls; sculptured by close-set, axial pliculae, each with a thin periostracal crest in living specimens, rendering the pliculae somewhat lamellate (Fig.
- Small species, much less than 11.0 mm in length lateral margins of pronotum curvate but not prominently as above, sides broadly lamellate, sides of venter coarsely punctate but not as strongly as above E.
In Hexapus the lamellate internal appendage is used to displace the female through the superficial spiral ostiolar passage; while the external toothed appendage, is used to displace it through the internal linear passage.
Diagnosis: Gnathochilarium with short median expansion, three trichobothria of equal size on head just median to ocelli, labral surface covered by numerous flat papillae with four to six posterior rows of smaller papillae, telotarsus without posterior lamellate process (Nguyen Duy-Jacquemin 2006).
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized primarily by the following combination of characters: ovoid body, generally dark chestnut brown dorsum with uniformly distributed, silvery, flattened, reclining setae mixed with simple, semierect setae; antennal segment III shorter than IV; lamellate, semicircular parempodia; excessively enlarged right paramere with a small, blunt-tipped hypophysis; C-shaped endosoma with a spinulate appendage apically; widely spinulate bursa copulatrix dorsally with weak, asymmetrical sclerites and posteriorly with a thin, sclerotized structure; and reduced sclerotized ring.