Bidentate
Bidentate \Bi*den"tate\, a. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Having two teeth or two toothlike processes; two-toothed. [1913 Webster]

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  • bidentate — [bī den′tāt΄] adj. [ BI 1 + DENTATE] having two teeth or toothlike parts …   English World dictionary

  • bidentate — adj. [L. bis, two; dens, tooth] Having two teeth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bidentate — /buy den tayt/, adj. Biol. having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes. [1750 60; < L bident (s. of bidens, equiv. to bi BI 1 + dens tooth) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bidentate — adjective a) Having tooth like projections that are themselves dentate. b) Of a ligand, forming two separate chemical bonds to a coordinating metal ion …   Wiktionary

  • bidentate — (Order Isopoda): Having two teeth [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • bidentate — bi·den·tate (bi denґtāt) having two teeth or toothlike structures …   Medical dictionary

  • bidentate — bi·dentate …   English syllables

  • bidentate — bi•den•tate [[t]baɪˈdɛn teɪt[/t]] adj. bot having two teeth or toothlike parts • Etymology: 1750–60; < L bident , s. of bidēns (bi bi I+dēns tooth) + ate …   From formal English to slang

  • bidentate — adjective having toothlike projections that are themselves toothed • Similar to: ↑rough …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bidentate Yellow-eared Bat — Taxobox | name = Bidentate Yellow eared Bat status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Chiroptera familia = Phyllostomidae genus = Vampyriscus species = V. bidens binomial = Vampyriscus… …   Wikipedia

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