Origin and Etymology of squama
First Known Use: circa 1706
Medical Definition of squama
squamae\ˈskwā-ˌmē, ˈskwä-ˌmī\play play
: a structure resembling a scale or plate: asa: the curved platelike posterior portion of the occipital boneb: the vertical portion of the frontal bone that forms the foreheadc: the thin anterior upper portion of the temporal bone
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