squamosa

noun
squa·​mo·​sa | \ skwāˈmōsə, -wəˈm-, -ōzə \
plural squamosas\ -​z \ or squamosae\ -​ōˌs|ē , -​ōˌz|ē , \

Definition of squamosa

: the squamous part of the temporal bone

History and Etymology for squamosa

New Latin, from feminine of Latin squamosus squamous

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“Squamosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squamosa. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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