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Lamina

/ˈlamənə/ Noun, pl. laminae 1. A very thin layer of material. (wiktionary.org) (Anatomy) 1. A thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra. (wiktionary.org) 2. A thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral). (wordnetweb.princeton.edu) (Botany) 1. The flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade. (wiktionary.org) Word origin: From Latin lamina “thin piece of metal or wood, thin slice, plate, leaf,...

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