noun (plural laminae /ˈlamɪniː/)technical
A thin layer, plate, or scale of sedimentary rock, organic tissue, or other material.
- The preservation of the delicate neural arch laminae in cervical and dorsal vertebrae further indicates that the bones underwent little transport.
- The neural arches of sauropod vertebrae are comprised of thin laminae of bone connecting the zygapophyses, diapophyses, and neural spine.
- These connections occur through apertures in the basal laminae of both endothelial and epithelial cells.
Mid 17th century: from Latin.
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