Toothlet
Toothlet Tooth"let, n. A little tooth, or like projection. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • toothlet — tooth·let …   English syllables

  • toothlet — lə̇t noun ( s) : a small tooth (as on a shell) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Toothleted — Tooth let*ed, a. Having a toothlet or toothlets; as, a toothleted leaf. [Written also {toothletted}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toothletted — Toothleted Tooth let*ed, a. Having a toothlet or toothlets; as, a toothleted leaf. [Written also {toothletted}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denticles — n. pl. [L. denticulus, little tooth] 1. Small, tooth like projections. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In cirripeds, toothlet on the sutural edge of the radius of the compartment plate, or opposed buttress of adjoining plate. 3. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • denticule — A non articulated extension of the shaft of a seta or spine [Watling, 1989]. A short, pointed, tooth like projection of the cuticle [Wilson, 1989]. In cirripeds (Balanomorpha), primary or secondary toothlet on sutural edge of radius of… …   Crustacea glossary

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