squama n : a protective structure resembling a scale [also: squamae (pl)]
- scale (keratin piece covering the skin of reptiles and fishes)
Squama (or Squamous ) refers to a structure shaped like the scale of a fish. More specifically, it can refer to:
Squamous epithelium refers to epithelium, e.g. the skin, composed of squamous cells.
squama in German: Schuppe
squama in Slovak: Šupina