squamosa

[skwā-mōsə]

n. pl. squa•mo•sae (-sē)

The squama of the temporal bone or of the frontal and occipital bones.

Nearby words

  1. squamate,
  2. squamation,
  3. squamiform,
  4. squamish,
  5. squamo-,
  6. squamosal,
  7. squamosely,
  8. squamous,
  9. squamous cell,
  10. squamous cell carcinoma


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