squamosa

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squa·mo·sa

, pl.

squa·mo·sae

(skwā-mō'să, -sē),
The squamous parts of the frontal, occipital, or temporal bone, especially the latter.
[L. squamosus, scaly, fr. squama, scale]

squa·mo·sa

, pl. squamosae (skwā-mō'să, -sē)
The squamous parts of the frontal, occipital, or temporal bone, especially the latter.
[L. squamosus, scaly, fr. squama, scale]

squamosa

(skwā-mō′să) plural.squamosae [L. scaly]
1. The squamous part of the temporal bone.
2. Scaly or platelike.