Squamation



noun
1.
the state of being squamate.
2.
the arrangement of the squamae or scales of an animal.
noun
1.
the condition of having or forming scales or squamae
2.
the arrangement of scales in fishes or reptiles

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    1. a combining form of squama: squamocellular. squamo- pref. Scale; scaly: squamosal.



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    adjective 1. Anatomy. of or relating to the thin, scalelike portion of the temporal bone that is situated on the side of the skull above and behind the ear. 2. Zoology. pertaining to a corresponding bone in other vertebrates. 3. squamous. noun 4. a squamosal bone. noun 1. a thin platelike paired bone in the […]



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