bipectinate


bipectinate
adj. [L. bis, two; pecten, comb]
Having branches on two sides like the teeth of a comb.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Bipectinate — Bi*pec ti*nate, Bipectinated Bi*pec ti*na ted, a. [Pref. bi + pectinate.] (Biol.) Having two margins toothed like a comb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bipectinate — /buy pek teuh nayt /, adj. Zool., Bot. having both margins toothed like a comb, as the antennae of certain moths. Also, bipectinated. [1830 40; BI 1 + PECTINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bipectinate — bi·pectinate …   English syllables

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  • Bipectinated — Bipectinate Bi*pec ti*nate, Bipectinated Bi*pec ti*na ted, a. [Pref. bi + pectinate.] (Biol.) Having two margins toothed like a comb. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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