Squamosal

Squa*mo"sal

(skw*m"sl), a. (Anat.) (a) Scalelike; squamous; as, the squamosal bone. (b) Of or pertaining to the squamosal bone. -- n. The squamous part of the temporal bone, or a bone corresponding to it, in many of the lower vertebrates. See Temporal bone, under Temporal.
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Squa*mose"

(skw*ms" skw"ms`),

Squa"mous

(skw"ms), } a. [L. squamosus, fr. squama a scale: cf. F. squameux.] 1. Covered with, or consisting of, scales; resembling a scale; scaly; as, the squamose cones of the pine; squamous epithelial cells; the squamous portion of the temporal bone, which is so called from a fancied resemblance to a scale.
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2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the squamosal bone; squamosal.
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