Definition of Squamule

1. Noun. A minute scale.

Category relationships: Flora, Plant, Plant Life, Fungus
Generic synonyms: Scale, Scale Leaf



Definition of Squamule

1. n. Same as Squamula.

Definition of Squamule

1. Noun. (botany mycology) A small scale. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squamule

1. a little scale [n -S]

Medical Definition of Squamule

1. Same as Squamula. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Squamule

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
squamously
squamozygomatic
squamula
squamulae
squamulas
squamulate
squamule (current term)
squamules
squamulose
squander
squandered
squanderer
squanderers
squandering
squanderingly
squandermania
squanders
squaraine
squaraines
squarate
square

Literary usage of Squamule

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

1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"... not emarginate anteriorly; body uniformly clothed with minute close-set olivaceous squamule ..."

2. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George Massee (1892)
"... ferruginous, fibrillose squamule-s mixed with primrose-yellow tomentum, hollow, cavity small; spores purplish, obliquely elliptical, 8 x 3-5 /*. ..."

3. Synopsis of the British Basidiomycetes: A Descriptive Catalogue of the by Worthington George Smith (1908)
"... to carry), the part which bears the hymenial surface. Squamose (squama, a scale), scaly. squamule, a small scale. ..."

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