squamiform

[ skwey-muh-fawrm ]

adjective
  1. shaped like a scale.

Origin of squamiform

1
First recorded in 1820–30; squam- + -i- + -form

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British Dictionary definitions for squamiform

squamiform

/ (ˈskweɪmɪˌfɔːm) /


adjective
  1. biology resembling a scale: squamiform cells

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