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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

squamosa

(skwā-mō′să) plural.squamosae [L. scaly]
1. The squamous part of the temporal bone.
2. Scaly or platelike.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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It successfully increased the population of two other species of giant clams, namely Tridacna squamosa and Hippopus hippopus.
The "String-of-Pearls Project" started last year and it has increased the population of other giant clam species like the Tridacna squamosa, also known as the fluted giant clam in the same family of Tridacna gigas and the Hippopus hippopus or known as the bear paw clam.
The spawning activity was in line with MFI's 'String of Pearls Project' that began last year, successfully multiplying two other species of giant clams, the Tridacna squamosa and Hippopus hippopus.
Light induces an increase in the pH of and a decrease in the ammonia concentration in the extrapallial fluid of the giant clam Tridacna squamosa. Physiol.
Multiple species of giant clams (Tridacna squamosa, Tridacna gigas, and Hippopus hippopus) begin to acquire symbionts within 3-10 days post-fertilization when provided with Symbiodinium upon hatching, but some individuals delay symbiont acquisition (Fitt and Trench, 1981; Fitt et al., 1984; Norton et al., 1992; Mies et al., 2012).
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The large decorated Tridacna clams are one of the highlights of the Paris exhibition; large tridacna squamosa shells were used as cosmetic receptacles and intricately decorated inside and out with Egyptian scenes, featuring lotuses and beautification rituals.
1994), Perna perna (Velez and Matinez 1967), Tridacna squamosa (Fitt and Trench 1981), and Rangia cuneata (Sundberg 1991).
Larval and post-larval development of the giant clams Tridacna maxima and Tridacna squamosa (Bivalvia, Tridacnidae).
These include the Tridacna gigas, Hippopus hippopus, Tridacna derasa, Tridacna squamosa, Tridacna maxima and Tridacna crocea.
He said most of the giant clams in the area, around 2,800 of them, are the Tridacna Squamosa or the Fluted Giant Clams.