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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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In 2012, Harvard University's George Lauder Ian ichthyologist with a focus on biomechanics) showed that a shark skin with denticles outperformed a skin that had been sanded smooth.
3 Diagrammatic structure of the denticles of trichodinids: A, Trichodina domerguei Wallengren, 1897; B, Trichodina heterodentata Duncan, 1977; C, Paratrichodina corlissi Lom et Haldar, 1977.
Rachidian shaft with well-developed lateral flanges creating a distinct hood, base of cusp with raised, transverse basal ridge, cusp apex acutely trigonal with a narrow median denticle and 3-5 smaller denticles on each side.
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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.
Selden (1984) considered the possible function of pterygotid chelicera, concluding that the animals could rapidly extend these organs during hunting and that the curved tip and multiple denticles of the chelicerae were effective in cutting up prey.
The first type, making up about one-third to half of the marginal teeth, has the same morphology as before; thin filaments of 176-335 [micro]m with a distal comb-like tip symmetrically serrated with about nine branches on the sides leading up to the penultimate denticle.
The Department Of Histology of the Jagiellonian University Medical College examined the ultrastructure of the denticle using electron microscopy.
Each dermal denticle comprises a basal plate embedded in the dermis, a neck, and an exposed spiny crown (Kemp 1999).