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pellicle
American English: /ˈpələk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈpɛlɪk(ə)l/

Translation of pellicle in Spanish:

noun

  • (Biology, Photography)
    Example sentences
    • Young papillae are covered with a pellicle - cuticle layer and contain starch grains.
    • However, in the dry type, the pellicle and cuticle remain intact in the functional phase, whereas they become discontinuous in the wet type.
    • Proline-rich proteins' coat the teeth with a thin layer - pellicle - that serves as a protective diffusion barrier on the tooth surface.

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