Definition of Squames

1. Noun. (plural of squame) ¹



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Definition of Squames

1. squame [n] - See also: squame

Medical Definition of Squames

1. Flat, keratinised, dead cells shed from the outermost layer of a stratified squamous epithelium. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squames

squama occipitalis
squama temporalis
squamaceous
squamae
squamate
squamates
squamation
squamations
squamatization
squamduck
squame
squamella
squamellae
squamellate
squames
squamiferous
squamiform
squamigerous
squamipen
squamo-
squamo-occipital
squamocellular
squamocolumnar
squamocolumnar junction
squamofrontal
squamoid
squamomastoid
squamomastoid suture
squamoparietal

Literary usage of Squames

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1. Outlines of Practical Histology by William Stirling (1890)
"Not unfrequently fungi may be seen adhering to the squames. (d. ... 62), which stains deeply the nuclei of the squames and salivary corpuscles, ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"... about 17 /* long, and distant about 39 /* from the bases of the median lobes : lobes and squames formed just as in C. occultus and of the general type ..."

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