epithelium consisting of one or more layers of scalelike cells.
- Squamous epithemlium
squamous epithemlium n. Epithelium consisting of one or more cell layers, the most superficial of which is composed of flat, scalelike or platelike cells.
- Squamous metaplasia
squamous metaplasia n. See epidermalization.
- Squamous metaplasia of amnion
squamous metaplasia of amnion n. See amnion nodosum.
- Squamous odontogenic tumor
squamous odontogenic tumor n. A benign epithelial odontogenic tumor that appears radiologically as a lesion closely associated with the tooth root and that is composed of islands of squamous epithelium enclosed by a peripheral layer of flattened cells.