Definition of lamina in English:
noun (plural laminae /-ˌnē, -ˌnī/)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.
Pronunciation: /-ˌnōs, -ˌnōz/adjective
Definition of lamina in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan