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Related to squamosal: squamosal bone
Of or relating to the thin, platelike part of the human temporal bone or to a corresponding part in other vertebrates.
A squamosal bone.
[From Latin squāmōsus, squamous; see squamous.]
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(Zoology) a thin platelike paired bone in the skull of vertebrates: in mammals it forms part of the temporal bone
1. (Zoology) of or relating to this bone
2. (Biology) a less common variant of squamous
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2. a squamous bone; the forward and upper portion of the temporal bone.
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