squamous suture

n.

A suture whose opposing margins are scalelike and overlapping.

Nearby words

  1. squamous cell carcinoma,
  2. squamous epithelium,
  3. squamous metaplasia,
  4. squamous metaplasia of amnion,
  5. squamous odontogenic tumor,
  6. squamously,
  7. squamozygomatic,
  8. squamulose,
  9. squander,
  10. squanto


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