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Meaning of LAMELLA

Pronunciation:  lu'melu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  thin plate
  2. [n]  a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones
  3. [n]  any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus

LAMELLA is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: gill
 See Also: bone, membrane, os, plant organ, plate, tissue layer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\La*mel"la\, n.; pl. L. {Lamell[ae]}, E. {Lamellas}. [L.
lamella, dim. of lamina plate, leaf, layer: cf. F. lamelle.
Cf. {Lamina}, {Omelet}.]
a thin plate or scale of anything, as a thin scale growing
from the petals of certain flowers; or one of the thin plates
or scales of which certain shells are composed.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A thin, plate-like layer; middle lamella, the layer between the walls of two adjacent plant cells.