Ptenoglossate Pte`no*glos"sate, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Ptenoglossa. [1913 Webster]

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  • ptenoglossate — adjective see ptenoglossa * * * ptenoglossate, a. Zool. (pt , ˌtiːnəʊˈglɒsət) [f. Gr. πτηνό ς feathered + γλῶσσα tongue + ate2.] Of certain molluscs: Having no median teeth on the odontophore, but a large number of lateral teeth resembling the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ptenoglossate — adj. [Gr. ptenos, feathered; glossa, tongue] (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) Referring to a broad radula, lacking a central tooth, having numerous, arcuate, sharp, similarly shaped teeth in oblique rows, and increasing in size laterally …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ptenoglossate — pteno·glos·sate …   English syllables

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