1. Arranged in thin plates or scales. SYN: lamellate, lamellated. 2. Relating to lamellae.

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la·mel·lar lə-'mel-ər adj
1) composed of or arranged in lamellae <\lamellar bone>

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la·mel·lar (lə-melґər) 1. pertaining to or resembling lamellae. 2. lamellated (def. 1).

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