- Also squamosal, squa·mose [skwey-mohs, skwuh-mohs]. /ˈskweɪ moʊs, skwəˈmoʊs/.
- squa·mous·ly, squa·mose·ly, adverb
- squa·mous·ness, squa·mose·ness, noun
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How to use squamous in a sentence
And squamous cell carcinoma also develops under our fingernails.‘Zoobiquity’: What Animals Can Teach Us About Our Health | Carl Zimmer | June 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Caihua Liang, et al. “A Population-Based Case-Control Study of Marijuana Use and Head and Neck squamous Cell Carcinoma.”Is Pot Good for Lungs? New Marijuana Study Adds to Health-Effects Debate | Anneli Rufus | January 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rather striking is the tendency of old squamous cells to retain the red stain, and fragments of such cells may mislead the unwary.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
How are you to distinguish the papulo-squamous syphiloderm from psoriasis?
A mesothelial cell is very flattened, thus resembling a squamous epithelial cell.
In what respects does the papulo-squamous syphiloderm differ from psoriasis?
Chiefly with squamous eczema and the papulo-squamous syphiloderm; and on the scalp, also with seborrhœa.
British Dictionary definitions for squamous
(of epithelium) consisting of one or more layers of flat platelike cells
covered with, formed of, or resembling scales
- squamously or squamosely, adverb
- squamousness or squamoseness, noun
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