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 for lamella
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lamella \La*mel"la\, n.; pl. L. Lamell[ae], E. Lamellas. [L.
     lamella, dim. of lamina plate, leaf, layer: cf. F. lamelle.
     Cf. Lamina, Omelet.]
     A thin plate or scale of anything, as a thin scale growing
     from the petals of certain flowers; or one of the thin plates
     or scales of which certain shells are composed.
     [1913 Webster] Lamellar

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lamella
      n 1: any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on
           the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
           [syn: gill, lamella]
      2: a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form
         bones
      3: thin plate

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