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[skey-ley-shuh n]
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  1. an arrangement of scales, as on a fish.
  2. ichthyosis.
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Origin of scalation

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Historical Examples

  • Many specimens deviate from the scalation typical of the form they represent, and key out to other species.

    Occurrence of the Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis, in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains

    Henry S. Fitch