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

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First Known Use of lamellar

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Lamellar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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Medical Definition of lamellar

1 : composed of or arranged in lamellae lamellar bone

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