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

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History and Etymology for squamosa

New Latin, from feminine of Latin squamosus squamous

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