Pronunciation: la-mel'a, -mel'e
- A thin sheet or layer (such as occurs in compact bone) or sublayer.
- A preparation in the form of a medicated gelatin disc, used as a means of making local applications to the conjunctiva in place of solutions.
Synonym(s): disc2TA, discusTA
[L. dim. of lamina, plate, leaf]
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.