Lamellate Lam"el*late, Lamellated Lam"el*la`ted, a. [See {Lamella}.] Composed of, or furnished with, thin plates or scales. See Illust. of {Antenn[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • lamellate — [lam′ə lāt΄, lə mel′āt΄] adj. [ModL lamellatus] 1. having, consisting of, arranged in, or resembling a lamella or lamellae 2. LAMELLIFORM: Also lamellated lamellation n …   English World dictionary

  • lamellate — adjective Having at least some component segments being lengthened on one side and flattened into circles, making these segments look like a stack of dinner plates. The dung beetle had lamellate antennae …   Wiktionary

  • lamellate — adjective Date: 1826 1. composed of or furnished with lamellae 2. lamellar 2 • lamellately adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lamellate — adj. [L. lamella, small plate] Composed of or covered by thin scales, plates or layers …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lamellate — lamellately, adv. lamellosity /lam euh los i tee/, n. /leuh mel ayt, lam euh layt /, adj. 1. composed of or having lamellae. 2. flat; platelike. Also, lamellated, lamellose /leuh mel ohs, lam euh lohs /. [1820 30; < NL lamellatus. See LAMELLA,… …   Universalium

  • lamellate — la·mel·late lam ə lət, lə me lət, .lāt adj 1) composed of or furnished with lamellae 2) LAMELLIFORM la·mel·late·ly adv lam·el·la·tion .lam ə lā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • lamellate — Synonyms and related words: filmy, foliaceous, foliated, in layers, lamellar, lamellated, lamelliform, laminate, laminated, laminous, leaflike, leafy, membranous, scummy, spathic, spathose, stratified, stratiform, three ply, two ply …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lamellate — adj. made up of thin layers; having the form of a thin plate or layer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lamellate — a.; (also lamellated) See lamellar …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lamellate — lamel·late …   English syllables

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