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denticulation Line breaks: den¦ticu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /dɛnˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of denticulation in English:

noun

Zoology
A small tooth or tooth-like projection: their tips form a sharp denticulation on the internal septal edge
More example sentences
  • In the highest beds of the formation, occasional S elements show alternating denticulation.
  • Their tips form a sharp denticulation on the internal septal edge.
  • Lateral, posterior and anterior processes are provided with fairly distinct denticulation.

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin denticulus: see denticle, -ation.

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