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squamosal

noun squa·mo·sal \ skwə-ˈmō-səl , -zəl \

Definition of squamosal

: a squamosal bone

First Known Use of squamosal

1848

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squamosal

adjective

Definition of squamosal

1 : squamous
2 : of, relating to, or being a bone of the skull of many vertebrates corresponding to the squamous portion of the temporal bone of most mammals including humans

First Known Use of squamosal

circa 1852

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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squamosal

noun squa·mo·sal \ skwā-ˈmō-səl , skwə- \

medical Definition of squamosal

: a squamosal bone

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squamosal

adjective

medical Definition of squamosal

1 : squamous 2
2 : of, relating to, or being a bone in the skull of many vertebrates that corresponds to the squamous portion of the temporal bone in humans

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