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  • comblike — adjective Resembling a comb or some aspect of one. Syn: cteniform …   Wiktionary

  • comblike — adj. resembling a comb; resembling the comb of a cock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ctenosaura pectinata — Mexican Spinytail Iguana Ctenosaura pectinata Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • pecten — n.; pl. pectines [L. pecten, comb] 1. Any comb or rake like structure. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In Scorpiones, one of a pair of appendages on the somite immediately behind the genital somite. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) a. In Culicidae, a… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • comb — comb1 combless, adj. comblessness, n. /kohm/, n. 1. a toothed strip of plastic, hard rubber, bone, wood, or metal, used for arranging the hair, untangling it, or holding it in place. 2. a currycomb. 3. any comblike instrument, object, or… …   Universalium

  • gundi — /gun dee/, n., pl. gundis. either of two small desert rodents, Ctenodactylus gundi or C. vali, of northern Africa, living in dry, rocky areas and characterized by comblike bristles on the hind feet. [ < dial. Ar] * * * ▪ rodent       any of five… …   Universalium

  • lemur — lemurlike, adj. /lee meuhr/, n. any of various small, arboreal, chiefly nocturnal mammals of the family Lemuridae, of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands, esp. of the genus Lemur, usually having large eyes, a foxlike face, and woolly fur: most… …   Universalium

  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

  • scorpion — scorpionic /skawr pee on ik/, adj. /skawr pee euhn/, n. 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Scorpionida, widely distributed in warmer parts of the world, having a long, narrow, segmented tail that terminates in a venomous sting. 2. the… …   Universalium

  • chondrostean — ▪ fish Introduction       any member of a group of primitive ray finned bony fishes (bony fish) that make up one of the three major subdivisions of the superclass Actinopterygii, the other two being the holosteans (holostean) and the teleosts… …   Universalium

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