lamelliform [lə mel′ifôrm΄]
having the form of a lamella; platelike or scalelike

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  • Lamelliform — La*mel li*form, a. [Lamella + form : cf. F. lamelliforme.] Thin and flat; scalelike; lamellar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lamelliform — adj. [L. lamella, small plate; forma, shape] Having the form of scales, thin plates or layers …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lamelliform — /leuh mel euh fawrm /, adj. shaped like a lamella; platelike; scalelike. [1810 20; LAMELLI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • lamelliform — adjective Thin and flat; lamellar …   Wiktionary

  • lamelliform — la·mel·li·form lə mel i .fȯrm adj having the form of a thin plate * * * la·mel·li·form (lə melґĭ form) resembling lamellae …   Medical dictionary

  • lamelliform — shaped like a plate or layer Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lamelliform — la·mel·li·form …   English syllables

  • lamelliform — la•mel•li•form [[t]ləˈmɛl əˌfɔrm[/t]] adj. platelike; scalelike • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • lamelliform —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: lamell + form : having the form of a thin plate …   Useful english dictionary

  • lamellicorn — n. & adj. n. any beetle of the family Lamellicornia, having lamelliform antennae, including the stag beetle, cockchafer, dung beetle, etc. adj. having lamelliform antennae. Etymology: mod.L lamellicornis f. L lamella (see LAMELLA) + cornu horn …   Useful english dictionary

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