toothlike
adjective see tooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • toothlike — adjective Resembling a tooth or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • toothlike — adj. resembling a tooth, similar to a tooth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • toothlike — adjective resembling a tooth • Similar to: ↑toothed * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling or suggesting a tooth or teeth : serrate * * * toothˈlike adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth …   Useful english dictionary

  • tooth — toothlike, adj. /toohth/, n., pl. teeth, v., toothed /toohtht, toohdhd/, toothing /tooh thing, dhing/. n. 1. (in most vertebrates) one of the hard bodies or processes usually attached in a row to each jaw, serving for the prehension and… …   Universalium

  • acanthopodia — Toothlike pseudopodia observed in some amebae, typically in members of the genus Acanthamoeba. [acantho + G. pous, podos, foot] …   Medical dictionary

  • fish — fishless, adj. /fish/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) fish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes, v. n. 1. any of various cold blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with …   Universalium

  • Fish — /fish/, n. Hamilton, 1808 93, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1869 77. * * * I Any of more than 24,000 species of cold blooded vertebrates found worldwide in fresh and salt water. Living species range from the primitive lampreys and hagfishes… …   Universalium

  • conodont — /koh neuh dont , kon euh /, n. a Paleozoic microfossil occurring in various jagged or toothlike shapes and constituting the hard remains of an extinct marine animal of the order Conodonta (or Conodontophorida), found abundantly worldwide in… …   Universalium

  • indent — indent1 indenter, indentor, n. v. /in dent /; n. /in dent, in dent /, v.t. 1. to form deep recesses in: The sea indents the coast. 2. to set in or back from the margin, as the first line of a paragraph. 3. to sever (a document drawn up in… …   Universalium

  • dens — 1. SYN: tooth. 2. A strong toothlike process projecting upward from the body of the axis, or epistropheus, around which the atlas rotates. SYN: d. axis [TA], odontoid process of epistropheus, odontoid process. [L.] dentes acustici …   Medical dictionary

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