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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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Distal margins of dorsal fins covered with skin, proximal margins largely covered with dermal denticles.
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They found that, despite superficial similarities, the ctenial spines on the ctenoid scales of the cichlid Cichlasoma have a laminated construction and develop from the external layer of the elasmoid scale, whereas the dermal denticles on the head of the clupeomorph Denticeps have pulp cavities and develop like oral teeth.