Squama Squa"ma (skw[=a]"m[.a]), n.; pl. {Squam[ae]} (-m[=e]). [L. a scale.] (Med.) A scale cast off from the skin; a thin dry shred consisting of epithelium. [1913 Webster]

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  • Squamae — (lat.), Schuppen (s. d. und Fruchtschuppen); squamös, schuppig …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Squamae —   [lateinisch], die Schuppen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • squamae — plural of squama …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • squamae — squa·ma || skweɪmÉ™ n. scale, part which resembles a scale …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squamae ctenoideae — plural of squama ctenoidea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • squamae cycloideae — plural of squama cycloidea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • squamae ganoideae — plural of squama ganoidea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • squamae lineae lateralis — plural of squama linea lateralis …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Чешуя (Squama, Множ. Squamae) — 1. Тонкая костная пластинка. 2. Чешуйка, например, одна из чешуек ороговевшего слоя эпидер Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • growth squamae — (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) Scaly extensions of the shell surface parallel to the growth lines …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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