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laminar

 [lam´ĭ-nar]
made up of laminae or layers; pertaining to a lamina.
laminar flow hood a device that separates the air flowing through it into layers, cleansing the air of microorganisms. It is used to protect patients with compromised immune systems and is also used in operating rooms and pharmacies to provide a clean environment.

lam·i·nar

(lam'i-nar),
1. Arranged in plates or laminae. Synonym(s): laminated
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

/lam·i·nar/ (lam´ĭ-nar)
1. pertaining to a lamina or laminae.
3. of, pertaining to, or being a streamlined, smooth fluid flow.

lam·i·nar

(lam'i-năr)
1. Arranged in plates or laminae.
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

Arranged in layers.

lam·i·nar

, laminated (lam'i-năr, -nātĕd)
1. Arranged in plates or laminae.
2. Relating to any lamina.

laminar

made up of laminae or layers; pertaining to a lamina.

laminar bone
see laminar bone.
laminar cortical necrosis
necrosis of the superficial layers of the cerebral cortex. See also polioencephalomalacia.
laminar dermis
the sensitive laminae in the horse's hoof; interdigitate with the insensitive laminae on the inner aspect of the horn of the hoof.
laminar flow
the flow of liquid through a tube so that the fluid passes along in concentric layers which slide over each other.