lamella

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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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Male cerci with external branch rather long and spine-shaped, curved upward and with acute apex; inner branch longer, partially lamelliform and with two lobes, the upper one hook-shaped, the lower one smaller and armed with very small apical hooks.
Tarsus IV of males not divided, carrying a lamelliform adenostyle in most proximal region of tarsus (Fig.