lamellar

adjective
la·​mel·​lar | \ lə-ˈme-lər How to pronounce lamellar (audio) \

Definition of lamellar

1 : composed of or arranged in lamellae
2 : having the form of a thin plate lamellar armor

Examples of lamellar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using lamellar technology, this formula identifies damaged parts of the hair and essentially creates a coating there, so that hair is left feeling healthy and looking shiny. Health.com, 20 Apr. 2022 Her visibility, in turn, encouraged other people with lamellar ichthyosis. Maggie O'neill, Health.com, 1 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of lamellar

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 May 2022

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“Lamellar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamellar. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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lamellar

adjective
la·​mel·​lar | \ lə-ˈmel-ər How to pronounce lamellar (audio) \

Medical Definition of lamellar

1 : composed of or arranged in lamellae lamellar bone

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