lamelliform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin lamella (thin plate) + -form

Adjective[edit]

lamelliform (not comparable)

  1. Thin and flat; lamellar.
    • 1906, John. B. Smith, Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology[1]:
      Rectal tracheal gills: lamelliform structures in the rectum of the nymphs of some Odonata, supplied with trachea and tracheoles and serving as respiratory organs.