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denticle

 [den´tĭ-k'l]
1. a small toothlike process.
2. a distinct calcified mass within the pulp chamber or in the dentin of a tooth.

den·ti·cle

(den'ti-kĕl),
1. Synonym(s): endolith
2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface.
[L. denticulus, a small tooth]

denticle

/den·ti·cle/ (den´tĭ-k'l)
1. a small toothlike process.
2. a distinct calcified mass within the pulp chamber of a tooth.

denticle

(dĕn′tĭ-kəl)
n.
A small tooth or toothlike projection.

den·tic′u·lar (dĕn-tĭk;′yə-lər) adj.

denticle

[den′tikəl]
a calcified body in the pulp chamber of a tooth. If it is composed of irregular dentin, it is known as a true denticle. Also called endolith, pulp stone.

den·ti·cle

(den'ti-kĕl)
1. Synonym(s): endolith.
2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface.
[L. denticulus, a small tooth]

denticle

see PLACOID.

den·ti·cle

(den'ti-kĕl)
1. Synonym(s): endolith.
2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface.
[L. denticulus, a small tooth]

denticle (den´tikəl),

n (endolith, pulp nodule, pulpstone), a calcified body found in the pulp chamber of a tooth; it may be composed either of irregular dentin (true denticle) or an ectopic calcification of pulp tissue (false denticle).

denticle

1. a small toothlike process.
2. a distinct calcified mass within the pulp chamber or in the dentine of a tooth.
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11, n=81); rostrum not strongly curved upwards; 5-6 prominent dorsal denticles and 3-4 weak ventral spines; rostrum shorter than carapace; supraorbital spine present.
In Euhybus taiwanensis, the first flagellomere is 2 times longer than wide, and the right surstylus has no marginal denticles (Liu et al.
In that study we also identified very fine platelets consisting of two or three small denticles joined in a linear series, and in one specimen we found (Marss & Wilson 2008, fig.
0); dermal denticles truncate, low, with block-like crowns, irregularly arranged over majority of body, extending onto dorsal fins; pectoral to pelvic fin space large, 29.
The denticles give sharkskin the exceptional roughness of its uneven surface.
Movable finger with small lobe (eminence) proximally; movable finger length 72-89% (L) or 99-105% (9) greater than length along ventroexternal carina (Table 1); dentate margins of fixed and movable fingers each with eight oblique denticle rows, in addition to short apical row of four denticles; each row terminating in large denticle at proximal and distal ends; rows slightly imbricated, terminal denticle of each row displaced distally from the main row by space of one or more denticles; internal and external supernumerary denticles present in addition to internal and external accessory denticles; fingers each with an enlarged terminal denticle.
Characters studied without reference to region were distribution of denticles on the dorsal (DZ) and ventral (DVS) surfaces of the rostrum (both measured from the distal tip), length (P) from the distal tip of the rostrum to the distal extremity of the prenasal bone, presence or absence of denticles on the prenasal bone, and length from the tip along the ventral surface where the fused premaxillae divide (VSPM) into separate bones.
Marginal zone of the anterior, anteroventral and posteroventral regions of the right valve bear small rounded denticles 4a.
The doubt that these scales might be the bucco-pharyngeal denticles of Loganellia cannot be confirmed because the scales from the squamation and denticles of the bucco-pharyngeal area should have the same type of ultrasculpture.
The snout is equipped with teeth, actually enlarged dermal denticles, on each side and two long barbels on the underside.
We used the term "mucous denticles" for dermal denticles in the oral cavity (Yano et al.