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- noun Plural form of
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Plates: in Coccidae, the squames; q.v.: in male Homoptera, a pair of pieces following the last full ventral segment; usually preceded by a short piece, - the valve.
Between the squames are here and there smaller, polygonal, nucleated cells.
Jesus of Nazareth, and he called not himself God ne the son of God, but he said to him, take thine infirmities of humanity and cast away the squames of pride.
Gynecology, reporting that on two occasions he and his associates had found "fetal squames and other amniotic fluid detritus" in blood drawn from the pulmonary arteries of women who were delivering babies but didn't appear to have AFE.