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squa•mo•sal



Pronunciation: (skwu-mō'sul), [key]
adj.
1. Anat.of or pertaining to the thin, scalelike portion of the temporal bone that is situated on the side of the skull above and behind the ear.
2. Zool.pertaining to a corresponding bone in other vertebrates.
3. squamous.

n.
a squamosal bone.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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