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squa·mous

 (skwā′məs, skwä′-) also squa·mose (-mōs′)
adj.
1. Covered with or formed of scales; scaly.
2. Resembling a scale or scales; thin and flat like a scale: the squamous cells of the cervix.
3. Of or relating to the thin, platelike part of the temporal bone.

[Latin squāmōsus, from squāma, scale.]

squa′mous·ly adv.
squa′mous·ness n.

squamous

(ˈskweɪməs) or

squamose

adj
1. (Biology) (of epithelium) consisting of one or more layers of flat platelike cells
2. (Biology) covered with, formed of, or resembling scales
[C16: from Latin squāmōsus, from squāma a scale]
ˈsquamously, ˈsquamosely adv
ˈsquamousness, ˈsquamoseness n

squa•mous

(ˈskweɪ məs)

also squa•mose

(-moʊs)

adj.
1. covered with or formed of squamae or scales.
2. scalelike.
3. of or pertaining to the thin forward and upper portion of the temporal bone of the human skull.
[1535–45; < Latin squāmōsus. See squama, -ous]

squamous

, squamulose - A fish or snake can be squamous or squamulose—covered with minute scales.
See also related terms for snake.
Translations

squa·mous

a. escamoso-a;
___ cellcélula ___.

squamous

adj escamoso
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