Lacūnae (lat.), 1) Vertiefungen, Gruben, Lücken; 2) Lücken, Zwischenräume in Pflanzentheilen, welche durch Zerreißung des Zellgewebes entstehen.

Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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