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denticulate

Saltos de línea: den¦ticu|late
Pronunciación: /dɛnˈtɪkjʊlət
 
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Definición de denticulate en inglés:

adjetivo

Having small teeth or tooth-like projections; finely toothed.
Example sentences
  • Both mesial and distal edges of the crowns are coarsely denticulate, with the denticles oriented at an angle of approximately 45° with respect to the long axis of the crown.
  • The outer lip is crenulated on its edge, and smooth or weakly denticulate on the inner side.
  • Sculpture on the inner side of the outer lip varies from absent to lirate to denticulate.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin denticulatus, from denticulus 'small tooth' (see denticle).

Derivados

denticulated

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adjetivo
Example sentences
  • In some specimens the anterior edge of the base is serrated or irregularly denticulated.
  • The outer side is smoothly rounded; on the inner side the anterior edge is faintly denticulated.
  • Because of the denticulated architecture of the rim, with its numerous and perilous lookouts, this would add countless miles to our trip.

Words that rhyme with denticulate

articulate

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