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1. a thin plate or layer, esp of bone or mineral
2. Botany the flat blade of a leaf, petal, or thallus
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A thin sheet or layer of tissue; a scalelike structure.
A thin, clearly differentiated layer of sedimentary rock or sediment, usually less than 1 centimeter thick.
A flat or curved arrangement of unidirectional or woven fibers in a matrix.
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A concurrent object-oriented language.

["Experiments with a Knowledge-based System on a Multiprocessor", Third Intl Conf Supercomputing Proc, 1988].

["ELINT in LAMINA, Application of a Concurrent Object language", Delagi et al, KSL-88-3, Knowledge Sys Labs, Stanford U].
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In non-CVID patients with any of these infections, plasma cells are easily identifiable in the lamina propria on mucosal biopsies.
Eosinophils and mast cells accompany fibroblastic and neural cells in fibrous obliteration, and we think that the increased number of eosinophils in the lamina propria in patients with tip obliteration suggests that eosinophils may play a role in this fibrosing process, considering that eosinophils have been shown to be profibrogenic in in vitro studies (17).
This study suggests that the combination of NLR and RDW can help clinicians predict lamina propria invasion in superficial bladder tumors.
Intestinal glands are also developed in the ileum; the lamina propria contains rich, dispersive lymphoid tissue.
Thus, the general compartmentalization of IL-21 and IL-21R immunopositive cells resembled that described for IL-21 and IL-21R mRNA expressing cells, that is, within the IEL compartment, in follicle-associated epithelium and as solitary cells in the lamina propria of the mucosa (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)), in Peyer's patches/colonic-isolated lymphoid follicles and solitary cells of the submucosa (Figures 3(c) and 3(d)), and in lymphoid aggregates of the muscularis externa (Figures 3(e) and 3(f)).
Caption: Figure 5: Partial gastrectomy specimen with ganglioneuromatous proliferation extending from the submucosa into the lamina propria splaying oxyntic mucosal glands.
Giant iron laden cells were observed within lamina propria (Figure 2(B)).
This concept emphasizes how mast cells and T cells work together for the growth of lesion chronicity in OLP; thus it recognizes that breakdown of matrix may help migration of T cell from the vasculature to epithelium and lamina propria [11, 16].
(a) Mice exposed to DSS: lamina propria with moderate edema (asterisk) and intense mononuclear cell infiltration (black arrow) and submucosa with moderate mononuclear infiltrate (black arrow) and intense edema (asterisk).
(2004) discovered that the cervical and thoracic regionof esophagus of all the birds were composed of smooth muscles while the esophageal glands were present in the lamina propria of the mucosa.
It has been suggested that the ciliated cells persist in the upper and lower ends of the esophagus until the advanced period of the pregnancy might give rise to the cardiac glands located in the lamina propria (1).

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