Scale - in Biology

In Biology

  • Fish scale, a rigid plate which grows out of the skin of most fish
  • Reptile scale, a rigid plate that grows out of the skin of reptiles
  • Scale (anatomy), a rigid plate which grows out of the skin of various animals
  • Scale armour, protective garments similar to animal scales
  • Scale insect, a waxy coated animal that resembles a fish scale
  • Scale (dermatology), a secondary skin lesion in humans that resembles animal scales
  • In botany, any flat epidermal outgrowth, a flat trichome
  • Scale (Lepidopteran anatomy), a minute coloured flake which coats the wings of Lepidoptera, namely butterflies and moths

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