Examples of lamina in a Sentence
the laminae of stratified rock were deposited separately, building upwards as time passed
Recent Examples of lamina from the Web
A lamina is simply a very thin sedimentary bed (less than a couple centimeters thick).
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Origin and Etymology of lamina
First Known Use: circa 1656See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of lamina
laminae\-ˌnē, -ˌnī\play or
: a thin plate or layer especially of an anatomical part: asa: the part of the neural arch of a vertebra extending from the pedicle to the median lineb: one of the narrow thin parallel plates of soft vascular sensitive tissue that cover the pododerm of the walls of an animal's hoof and fit between corresponding horny laminae on the inside of the wall of the hoof
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