- The squama of the temporal bone or of the frontal and occipital bones.
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Examples from the Web for squamosa
From the note on the ticket, it is a delicious fruit like that of A. squamosa.Origin of Cultivated Plants
Alphonse De Candolle
The sweet-sop is produced by A. squamosa, also a native of the West Indies and widely cultivated 668 in the tropics.
The accompanying representations of Tridacna squamosa (Figs. 149 and 150) will convey a general idea of the genus.The Ocean World: