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Lamellae on a gecko's foot.

A Lamella (plural: lamellae) is a soft, thin plate attached to the bony gill arches in a fish's gills.

Lamellae also appear in other animals, for example water birds and ducks, as a filter when feeding for organisms or plant matter.

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