Definition of Squamous cell

1. Noun. An epithelial cell that is flat like a plate and form a single layer of epithelial tissue.

Generic synonyms: Epithelial Cell

Medical Definition of Squamous cell

1. Flat thin cells found in the outer layer of the skin. (13 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squamous Cell

squamotympanic fissure
squamous alveolar cells
squamous border
squamous border of parietal bone
squamous border of sphenoid bone
squamous cell (current term)
squamous cell carcinoma
squamous cell hyperplasia
squamous cells
squamous epithelium
squamous intraepithelial lesion
squamous margin
squamous metaplasia
squamous metaplasia of amnion
squamous odontogenic tumour
squamous part of frontal bone
squamous part of occipital bone
squamous part of temporal bone
squamous pearl
squamous suture

Literary usage of Squamous cell

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Analyses for squamous cell carcinoma showed significantly higher odds ratios for self-respondents than for subjects with next of kin respondents; ..."

2. Cancer of the Uterus: Its Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Thomas Stephen Cullen (1900)
"Reports ot cases illustrating extension of squamous-cell carcinoma to ... Squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix with extension to the pelvic bones. 9. ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix in a patient with a ... The cervix was curetted and a diagnosis of squamous-cell carcinoma made (Path. Nos. ..."

4. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"The most important factor in squamous-cell epithelioma of the lip seems to be ... In other squamous-cell epitheliomas there is no differentiation whatever. ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Incidence of forestomach squamous cell tumors was higher in Tg mice than in ... Even at 26 weeks after MNNG administration, squamous cell carcinomas were ..."

6. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"squamous cell is more invasive and accounts for three-fourths of nonmelanoma ... The association is strongest for squamous cell carcinoma but is also strong ..."

7. Gynecological Pathology; a Manual of Microscopic Technique and Diagnosis in by Karl Abel, Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1901)
"Reports of cases illustrating extension of squamous-cell carcinoma to the vaginal vault. ... Lymph glands involved in squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix. ..."

8. Practical gynecology: A Comprehensive Text-book for Students and Physicians by Edward Emmet Montgomery (1907)
"Histology of Squamous-cell Carcinoma.—The histologic picture of this disease depends ... Epithelial pearls, however, are less numerous in the squamous-cell ..."

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