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Definition of Scalation
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Scalation
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Most characteristic is the scalation of the body. The scales are minute, ... As may be appreciated, such a scalation is really formidable and the tail is ..."
2. A Revision of the King Snakes: Genus Lampropeltis by Frank Nelson Blanchard (1921)
"In proportions, dentition, and scalation it is so close to the average for the genus that it is difficult to conceive of it as much specialized or as a ..."
3. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"It has been estimated that with a slight wind in their favor a flock of swans can travel over 100 miles an hour. The scalation of the leg and foot is ..."
4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"The two specimens agreed in scalation and in color. The dorsal surface was light, rather cinnamon-brown, with three very dark brown longitudinal stripes, ..."