Squamosal


Squamosal
Squamosal Squa*mo"sal (skw[.a]*m[=o]"sal), a. (Anat.) (a) Scalelike; squamous; as, the squamosal bone. (b) Of or pertaining to the squamosal bone. -- n. The squamous part of the temporal bone, or a bone corresponding to it, in many of the lower vertebrates. See Temporal bone, under {Temporal}. [1913 Webster]

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