squamous

Definitions:

  • Covered with or formed of scales; scaly.
  • Resembling a scale or scales; thin and flat like a scale.
  • Of or relating to the thin, platelike part of the temporal bone.
  • In <em>zoöl</em>, and <em>anatomy</em>: Covered with scales; scaly; squamate; squamose; squamiferous or squamigerous.
  • Scale-like; squamoid; squamiform; specifically, of a bone, same as <internalXref urlencoded="squamosal">squamosal</internalXref>.
  • In <em>botany</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="squamose">squamose</internalXref>.
  • Covered with, made of, or resembling <xref>scales</xref>; <xref>scaly</xref>.
  • Of or pertaining to the squamosal bone; <xref>squamosal</xref>
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