squamation

noun squa·ma·tion \skwəˈmāshən, -wāˈm-\

Definition of squamation

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the state or condition of being scaly or scaled

  2. 2 :  the arrangement of scales on an animal :  scalation

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Origin and Etymology of squamation

squam- + -ation


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