- n. Plural form of lamella.
“These are then arranged in layers referred to as lamellae and bound together by cross linking glycans.”
“The newest versions of the adhesive, developed in 2009, have a two-layer system that mimics the gecko's flap like ridges, called lamellae, and setae.”
“As you can also see in the picture of V. moulinsiana on this page, the aperture of that species and those of most other Vertigos are rather cluttered by the various folds and lamellae inside, usually referred to as the teeth.”
“Into the direction from which the standing wave pattern had been generated, the scattered light fields having the same wavelength as the period of the lamellae will be in phase, interfere constructively, and together create”
“Certain elegant insects and butterflies have created such periodic lamellae without having been taught the optics of scattering or diffraction.”
“Hence, after development, the photographic layer contained some twenty or more lamellae of silver grains with different periods for different colors in the image.”
“Paramastus spratti, which lacks any prominent lamellae or "teeth" in its aperture, has a straight columella.”
“These whales have enormously muscular tongues, which press the water through the whalebone lamellae and thus, by a filtering process, retain the small food organisms.”
“After all, the shell is a hard solid structure that in most cases envelopes the entire snail and the aperture could be blocked by an epiphragm or by various folds and lamellae here is an example.”
“The exact function of the folds and lamellae that commonly block the apertures of many species is actually not clear.”
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