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Pronunciation: ta'bel


  1. One of the two plates or laminae, separated by the diploë, into which the cranial bones are divided.
  2. An arrangement of data in parallel columns, showing the essential facts in a readily appreciable form.
  3. A platform on which items can be placed.

[L. tabula]

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