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squamous

[′skwā·məs]
(biology)
Covered with or composed of scales.
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(6-8) In psittacine species, squamous metaplasia with granuloma formation secondary to chronic vitamin A deficiency is also an important differential diagnosis.
We suggest a simple distinction between (1) HPV infection of proliferated reserve cells/ early immature metaplasia, and (2) HPV infection of mature squamous metaplasia (Figures 1 and 2).
They lack discernible intercellular bridges, unlike real squamous metaplasia (hematoxylin-eosin stain, original magnification 40x (a), 100x (b), 400x (c), and 100x (d)).
Histopathological examination of acanthomatous ameloblastoma shows squamous metaplasia of stellate reticulum and the formation of keratin within the tumor islands [8].
Microscopic examination showed hyperplastic and hypertrophied Bartholin's gland revealing mild edema, chronic inflammatory infiltrate, and focal dilation of ducts with squamous metaplasia (figure 2).
(x10) (b) A histopathological image showing stellate-shaped epithelial islands together with squamous metaplasia in the collagenized fibrous stroma containing connective tissue.
This subtype of gallbladder cancer (GBC) is theorized to originate either from squamous metaplasia of an existing adenocarcinoma or from a metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence [1-7].
Jacobs et al., "Bladder cancer and squamous metaplasia in spinal cord injury patients," The Journal of Urology, vol.
(3) Squamous metaplasia due to chronic mucosal damage undergoes malignant change.
In such cases, squamous metaplasia of conjunctival epithelium and epithelium lining the ducts of orbital lacrimal glands subsequently develops.
Epithelial atypia and squamous metaplasia in nasal polyps.