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  • The quadrate bone is part of a skull in most tetrapods, including amphibians, sauropsids (reptiles, birds), and early synapsids. In snakes, the quadrate bone has become elongated and very mobile, and contributes greatly to their ability to swallow very large prey items. — “Quadrate bone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Quadrate (heraldry) [edit] See also. Quadrat (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. — “Quadrate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The quadrate lobe is an area of the liver situated on the under surface of the right lobe, bounded in front by the anterior margin of the liver; behind by the porta hepatis; on the right, by the fossa for the gall-bladder; and on the left, by the fossa for the umbilical vein. — “Quadrate lobe of liver - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • This is friendship! this is generosity! As Sir Richard Steele says, `Gluttons who give high prices for delicacies, are very worthy to be called generous.' In short I am resolved, from this instance, never to give way to the weakness of human nature more, nor to think anything virtue which doth not exactly quadrate with the unerring rule of right." — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding

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