Denticle
Denticle Den"ti*cle, n. [L. denticulus a little tooth, dim. of dens, dentis, tooth. See {Dental}, and cf. {Dentelli}.] A small tooth or projecting point.

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  • denticle — [den′ti kəl] n. [L denticulus, dim. of dens, TOOTH] a small tooth or toothlike projection …   English World dictionary

  • denticle — /den ti keuhl/, n. a small tooth or toothlike part. [1350 1400; ME < L denticulus, equiv. to denti DENTI + culus CLE1] * * * ▪ fossil       part of a conodont, a small toothlike fossil found in marine rocks representative of a long span of… …   Universalium

  • denticle — a small tooth like body; also used for the placoid scale of Elasmobranchii. Also called dermal denticle …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Denticle — A denticle is a small tooth like structure. It may refer to: Dermal denticles or placoid scales, in cartilaginous fishes Pulp stone or endolith, a calcified mass in the center of a tooth Small structures on the surface of an insect This… …   Wikipedia

  • denticle — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin denticulus, diminutive of dent , dens Date: 14th century a conical pointed projection (as a small tooth) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • denticle — noun a) A small tooth b) A pulp stone See Also: denticular …   Wiktionary

  • denticle — 1. SYN: endolith. 2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface. [L. denticulus, a small tooth] * * * den·ti·cle dent i kəl n PULP STONE * * * den·ti·cle (denґtĭ kəl) [L. denticulus a little tooth] 1. a small toothlike process. 2. a… …   Medical dictionary

  • denticle — (Order Isopoda): A small tooth [Kensley and Schotte, 1989]. (Subclass Copepoda): A solid extension of the epicuticle of a segment (see seta and setule) [Ferrari and Dahms, in press] …   Crustacea glossary

  • denticle — Synonyms and related words: baby tooth, bicuspid, bucktooth, canine, crown, cuspid, cutter, deciduous tooth, dent, denticulation, dentil, dentition, dogtooth, eyetooth, fang, fore tooth, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, grinder, incisor, milk… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • denticle — den|ti|cle Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

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