lamina

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Synonyms for lamina

a thin outer covering of an object

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a thin plate or layer (especially of bone or mineral)

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The radiographs indicated general reduced trabeculation and reduced radioopacity of lamina dura characteristic of rickets.
These include generalized osteoporosis, unilocular or multilocular cystic radiolucencies in bone (Brown tumor), attenuation or loss of lamina dura surrounding the teeth, and calcifications in muscles and subcutaneous tissues (Figs.
A periapical radiograph showed resolution of the lateral radiolucency with a continuous lamina dura on both sides of the fracture and the apical fragment appeared to be within normal limits (Figure 1(c)).