Lamina

Definition of Lamina

Lam´i`na   Pronunciation: lăm´ĭ`nå
n.1.A thin plate or scale; a layer or coat lying over another; - said of thin plates or platelike substances, as of bone or minerals.
2.(Bot.) The blade of a leaf; the broad, expanded portion of a petal or sepal of a flower.
3.(Zool.) A thin plate or scale; specif., one of the thin, flat processes composing the vane of a feather.

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lamina arcus vertebrae, laminate, plate
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