squa|mate

squa|mate
squa|mate «SKWAY mayt», adjective.
having or covered with squamae or scales.
[< Latin squāmātus < squāma squama]

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  • squa — an·ti·squa·ma; squa·bash; squa·lene; squa·li; squa·li·da; squa·li·dae; squa·lid·i·ty; squa·li·form; squa·loid; squa·loi·dea; squa·loi·dei; squa·lus; squa·ma; squa·ma·ceous; squa·mal; squa·ma·ta; squa·mate; squa·ma·tion; squa·mel·la;… …   English syllables

  • mate — ac·cli·mate; ap·prox·i·mate·ly; au·to·mate; car·ba·mate; case·mate; cen·tes·i·mate; cin·na·mate; col·li·mate; cope·mate; cre·mate; cyc·la·mate; cy·clos·to·mate; dec·i·mate; de·phleg·mate; de·plu·mate; des·pu·mate; des·qua·mate; epon·y·mate;… …   English syllables

  • squa´mose|ness — squa|mose «SKWAY mohs», adjective. = squamous. (Cf. ↑squamous) –squa´mose|ly, adverb. –squa´mose|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa´mose|ly — squa|mose «SKWAY mohs», adjective. = squamous. (Cf. ↑squamous) –squa´mose|ly, adverb. –squa´mose|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa|mose — «SKWAY mohs», adjective. = squamous. (Cf. ↑squamous) –squa´mose|ly, adverb. –squa´mose|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa´mous|ness — squa|mous «SKWAY muhs», adjective. 1. furnished with, covered with, or formed of scales. 2. characterized by the development of scales; scalelike: »An epithelium is designated cubical, columnar, or squamous, according to the shape of its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa´mous|ly — squa|mous «SKWAY muhs», adjective. 1. furnished with, covered with, or formed of scales. 2. characterized by the development of scales; scalelike: »An epithelium is designated cubical, columnar, or squamous, according to the shape of its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa|mous — «SKWAY muhs», adjective. 1. furnished with, covered with, or formed of scales. 2. characterized by the development of scales; scalelike: »An epithelium is designated cubical, columnar, or squamous, according to the shape of its component cells (A …   Useful english dictionary

  • squa|loid — «SKWAY loyd», adjective. 1. sharklike. 2. having to do with sharks. ╂[< New Latin Squalus (see etym. under squalus (Cf. ↑squalus)) + English oid] …   Useful english dictionary

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