interdigitation


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interdigitation

 [in″ter-dij″ĭ-ta´shun]
1. an interlocking of parts by finger-like processes.
2. one of a set of finger-like processes.

in·ter·dig·i·ta·tion

(in'tĕr-dij'i-tā'shŭn),
1. The mutual interlocking of toothed or tonguelike processes.
2. The processes thus interlocked.
3. Infoldings or plicae of adjacent cell or plasma membranes.
4. Synonym(s): intercuspation (2)
[inter- + L. digitus, finger]

interdigitation

/in·ter·dig·i·ta·tion/ (-dij″ĭ-ta´shun)
1. an interlocking of parts by finger-like processes.
2. one of a set of finger-like processes.

in·ter·dig·i·ta·tion

(in'tĕr-dij'i-tā'shŭn)
1. The mutual interlocking of toothed or fingerlike processes.
2. The processes thus interlocked.
3. Infoldings or plicae of adjacent cell or plasma membranes.
4. Synonym(s): intercuspation (2) .
[inter- + L. digitus, finger]

interdigitation

Arranged in the manner of clasped fingers.

interdigitation

mutual interlocking of processes, e.g. as dermoepidermal junction

in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn)
1. Cusp-to-fossa relationship of maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. Interlocking or fitting together of cusps of opposing teeth.
Synonym(s): interdigitation.

interdigitation (in´turdij´itā´shən),

interdigitation

1. an interlocking of parts by finger-like processes.
2. one of a set of finger-like processes.
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