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la·mel·la

npl  la*mel*lae  also  lamellas  1  :  an organ, process, or part resembling a plate: as  a  :  one of the bony concentric layers surrounding the Haversian canals in bone  b (1) :  one of the incremental layers of cementum laid down in a tooth (2) :  a thin sheetlike organic structure in the enamel of a tooth extending inward from a surface crack  2  :  a small medicated disk prepared from gelatin and glycerin for use esp. in the eyes <lamellae of atropine>  .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  Lam·blia  lim·bal 

 
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