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Definition of the noun lamina

What does lamina mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: laminae / laminas (less preferred form)

  1. a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic word: plate = any flat platelike body structure or part
    • more specific term: lamina arcus vertebrae = lamina of the vertebral arch

Alternative definition of the noun lamina


  1. A very thin layer of material.
  2. [anatomy] A thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra.
  3. [botany] The flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade.


"lamina" is a 2012 dramatic short film directed by Christian Tschanz.

Phrases with Lamina

Phrases starting with the word Lamina:

  1. Lamina ulva
  2. Lamina minor
  3. Lamina parana
  4. Lamina montana
  5. Lamina propria

Phrases ending with the word Lamina:

  1. Photis Lamina
  2. Tiphys Lamina
  3. Aboilus Lamina
  4. Hilipus Lamina
  5. Species Lamina
  6. Clubiona lamina
  7. Hoplitis Lamina
  8. Psychoda Lamina
  9. Casinaria Lamina
  10. Crepidula Lamina
  11. Elachista Lamina
  12. Hololepta lamina
  13. Limenitis Lamina
  14. Loricaria Lamina
  15. Bathythrix Lamina

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lamina

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Google previewNonsmooth Mechanics (1999)

Models, Dynamics and Control by Bernard Brogliato

= 0 (the lamina is a particle or the center of gravity at the impact time is on the boundary) or if...

Google previewAutoantibodies and Autoimmunity (2006)

Molecular Mechanisms in Health and Disease by Kenneth Michael Pollard

Nuclear lamina is a structure near the inner nuclear membrane and the perinuclear chromatin.

The nuclear lamina is an essential component of cells and is involved in most nuclear activities including DNA replication, RNA synthesis, ...

Google previewInternational Review of Cytology (2003)

by Kwang W. Jeon

Israel; {The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543; and {Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Chicago, Illinois 60611 The nuclear lamina is a structure near the inner ...

Google previewCourseSmart International E-Book for Biology: How Life Works (2013)

by James R. Morris

The basal lamina is a specialized layer of extracellular matrix that is present beneath all epithelial tissues, including the lining of the digestive tract, epidermis of the skin, and endothelial cells that line the blood vessels of vertebrates (Fig.

Google previewMechanics Of Composite Materials (1998)

by Robert M. Jones

A lamina is a flat (or curved as in a shell) arrangement of unidirectional or woven fibers in a supporting matrix. The concepts...

A lamina is the basic building block in laminated fiber-reinforced composite materials. Thus, knowledge of the ...

Google previewSurgical Anatomy: Neck, mouth, pharynx, larynx, nose, orbit, eyeball, organ of hearing, brain, male perineum, female perineum (1900)

by John Blair Deaver

Y The anterior lamina is a strong membrane throughout its extent, and that portion of it beneath the eyeball has been called the suspensory ligament of the eyeball because, after excision of the superior maxilla, the lower portion of the anterior ...

Google previewProceedings of the United States National Museum (1890)

by United States National Museum

lamina is strengthened by a buttress from the ventral edge of the hinge ; below the middle lamina is a deep pit; auother pit is found above the anterior lamina ; the ligamental groove is well marked. In the left valve the middle tooth is thick and ...

Google previewNuclear Matrix-Associated Proteins—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)


According to the authors of recent research published in the Journal of Structural Biology, “The nuclear lamina is a protein meshwork that lines the nuclear envelope in metazoan cells. It is composed largely of a polymeric assembly of lamins, ...

Google previewNuclear Organization in Development and Disease (2006)

by Novartis Foundation

integrity and providing anchoring sites for chromatin domains, the nuclear lamina is a signi¢cant determinant of interphase nuclear architecture 1This paper was presented at the ...

Google previewThe Human Brain (2010)

Prenatal Development and Structure by Miguel Marín-Padilla

The first lamina is a primordial and fundamental organization of the mammalian cerebral cortex, which plays a crucial role on the development, placement, morphology, and ascending stratification of its essential neuron, the pyramidal cell ...

Google previewMedical Terminology For Dummies (2015)

by Beverley Henderson, Jennifer Lee Dorsey

A lamina is a part of the posterior (back) portion of a vertebra. Most common bone diseases are treated with NSAIDs (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs) to lessen pain caused by inflammation. Antiresorptive medications (drugs that prevent ...

Google previewInflammation and Stroke (2012)

by Giora Z. Feuerstein

basal lamina is a specialized ECM composed of type IV collagen, fibronectin, laminin and various proteoglycans [6]. The ECM components are connected to endothelial cells via integrins and may regulate distinct biological events such as ...

Google previewA Brain is Born (2010)

Exploring the Birth and Development of the Central Nervous System by John E. Upledger

lamina means a thin, flat plate or layer. Terminalis means at the end point.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

The external basal lamina is a thin mat of extracellular matrix between the epithelial cells of the junctional epithelium and the gingival connective tissue. The internal basal lamina is a thin mat of extracellular matrix between the epithelial cells ...

Google previewThe Nuclear Envelope (2004)

by David Evans, Chris Hutchison, John Bryant

The nuclear lamina is an intermediate filament scaffold that supports the nuclear membrane and which determines the size and shape of the nucleus. It is also a dynamic structure, which is at the heart of the breakdown and reassembly of the ...

Google previewQuestion Bank In Biology For Class Xi

by Tata Mcgraw-Hill

Lamina is the expanded, generally prominent part of the leaf carried at the tip of the petiole. It is traversed by a number of veins and veinlets. There is usually a middle prominent vein, which is known as the midrib. Veins provide rigidity to the ...

Google previewMorphological Mouse Phenotyping (2017)

Anatomy, Histology and Imaging by Jesus Ruberte, Ana Carretero, Marc Navarro

Finally, the internal elastic lamina is a fenestrated layer of elastic fibers. The fenestrae allow direct contact between endothelial cells and underlying smooth muscle cells (Fig. 11-41). The tunica media is the middle layer and consists mainly of ...

Google previewThe Anatomy and Physiology of the Organ of Hearing; with Remarks on Congenital Deafness, the Diseases of the Ear ... and the Proper Treatment of These Several Affections (1832)

by David Tod

The Eaternal Lamina is merely a continuation of the cuticle which lines the Meatus Externus. It is extremely thin and delicate, and can be readily demonstrated by maceration or boiling. - The Internal Lamina is a continuation of the membrane ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

lamina propria, a layer of connective tissue that lies just under the epithelium of a mucous membrane. laminar air flow (laf) /lam'iner/ [L, lamina, plate; Gk, aer; AS, flowan], a system of circulating filtered air in parallel-flowing planes in hospitals ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

It is produced by a basal lamina separating the Schwann cells and collagen of the peripheral nervous system from the neuroglia of the central nervous system. Ober test [Frank R. Ober, American surgeon, 1861— 1925], an examination for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

LAMINA EXTERNA The Paraglossa. LAMINA GANGLIONARIS 1. One of two ganglionic bodies of the optic lobe in brachipod Crustacea. 2. The Periopticon in insects (Snodgrass). LAMINA INFRA-ANALIS Anisopteran Odonata nymphs. One of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1899)

by Chalmers Watson

The lamina vitrea, or viembrane of Bruch, is an hyaline membrana It is continued forwards into the ciliary body and iris.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

The lamina is invaded by several sets of widefield tangential neurons with processes directed at right angles to the lamellar cartridges; thus, they are appropriately suited for the global regulation of visual processing. In the housefly's lamina, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Back and Spine Systems and Disorders (2007)

by Mary Harwell Sayler, Arya Nick Shamie

laminaplasty See CERVICAL LAMINAPLASTY. laminectomy, laminotomy Often referred to as spinal decompression, this type of SURGERY removes all or part of the bony lamina covering the spinal canal at a particular point of pressure.

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Scrabble value of L1A1M3I1N1A1

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