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squa·mo·sal

(skwā-mō'săl),
Relating especially to the squamous part of the temporal bone.

squamosal

(skwə-mō′səl, -zəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the thin, platelike part of the human temporal bone or to a corresponding part in other vertebrates.
n.
A squamosal bone.

squa·mo·sal

(skwā-mō'săl)
Relating especially to the squamous part of the temporal bone.

squamosal

either of the paired bones which occur on each side of the skull of vertebrates. In mammals they take part in the zygomatic arch, and the lower jaw articulates with the squamosals.
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The squamosal region is projected rostrally and forms the squamosal process (PrEs) (Fig.
8%) parietomastoid sutures bifurcated into two branches before they joined to the squamosal sutures.
On the other hand, randomization was done after a perioperative evaluation of ossicular chain status and the exclusion of patients with squamosal disease, which might have adversely affected the reproducibility and validity of our results.
While one fracture is relatively minor, the other radiated along the squamosal, sphenoparietal, and coronal sutures before traveling through lesion i and dissipating at lesion ii.
Squamosal--Temporal spines of the squamosal bone increase in length from anterior to posterior in most species of Phrynosoma (Presch, 1969), and P.
The ascending ramus for the squamosal is very well developed and laminar, a condition recalling Calyptocephalella, Gigantobatrachus, and B.
5 inches of the right and left lateral aspect of the skull above the squamosal suture.
Instead, the team found that the squamosal bone, which forms part of the frill, was injured 10 times more frequently in Triceratops than in Centrosaurus.
Fifteen characters showed too little variation within the family--were too consistent--to be useful: Degree of ossification of the nasal septum, degree of ossification of the nasal conchs, presence or absence of a horizontal flange of the nasal septum (= floor of the nasal capsule), rostral palatines twisted or not, shape of orbital process of quadrate bone, shape of retroarticular process of mandible, completeness of rostral palate, shape of process 7b of mandible, shape of pseudotemporal process of mandible, presence or absence of a free lacrimal bone, degree of fusion of pterygoid-palatine junction, ratio of ulna length: humerus length, ratio of tibiotarsus length: tarsometatarsus length, degree of squamosal inflation, shape and size of the rostral end of the vomer.
Anatomy: The skin of the head was carefully separated from underlying tissue of the female paratype in order to access certain features of the cranium because the squamosal and frontoparietal bones suggested some useful information could be found there (Fig.
The right MCA was exposed through a 2-mm hole drilled 2-mm rostral and 5-mm ventral to the fusion point of the zygomatic arch with the squamosal skull bone.