Multidentate \Mul`ti*den"tate\, a. [Multi- + dentate.] Having many teeth, or toothlike processes. [1913 Webster]

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  • multidentate — /mul tee den tayt, mul tuy /, adj. having several or many teeth or toothlike processes. [1810 20; MULTI + DENTATE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • multidentate — mul·ti·den·tate den .tāt adj being, containing, or involving a ligand that can form bonds at more than one point * * * mul·ti·den·tate (mul″te denґtāt) [multi + dentate] having many teeth or toothlike processes …   Medical dictionary

  • multidentate — /mʌltiˈdɛnteɪt/ (say multee dentayt) adjective having many teeth or tooth like processes …   Australian English dictionary

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