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(krĕn′yə-lĭt, -lāt′) or


Having a margin or contour with shallow, usually rounded notches and projections; finely notched or scalloped: a crenulate leaf; a crenulate coastline.

cren′u·la′tion n.
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The model, called GLM2, fitted with the RQD, crenulation, kink band, and microfracture variables obtained an AUC of 0.92.
Dextral NE-striking strike-slip and ENE-striking oblique- and dip-slip shear zones and faults are related to [D.sub.4] During [D.sub.4], pre-existing fabrics and structures are rotated into the BHSZ, and superposed anti-dockwise-younging crenulations and mesoscopic folds formed within the BHSZ and overprint [D.sub.3] structures (Mosher 1983; Mosher and Berryhill 1991; Burks and Mosher 1996).
Gill rakers on first arch 4-5 ([bar.x] = 4.4, SD = 0.49) + 16-17-18 ([bar.x] = 16.9, SD = 0.71) = 20-21-22 (x = 21.3, SD = 0.71), larger rakers on both epibranchial and ceratobranchial possess a row of small, bluntly pointed crenulations along their medial surfaces (Fig.
Bell colorless, diameter up to 1.1 m; exumbrella smooth without papillae, markings, or crenulations. Oral arms pink to tan.
Comparativement aux autres dents de plesiosaures, ces specimens ressemblent beaucoup aux dents d'elasmosaures: leur surface exterieure est lisse et leur surface interieure est crenelee, les crenulations s'etendant presque jusqu'a la pointe de la dent.
"Waves," or crenulations, occur not only on water icicles ("Icicle waves go with the flow," SN: 12/14/02, p.
These are Carabelli's cusp ("American Caucasoid"); shoveling of incisors, incisor rotation, enamel extensions, and buccal pits ("Southwestern Mongoloid"); and molar crenulations ("American Black").
Mucro without setae inserted beyond end of crenulations; not ringed length 2.5-3 times the mucro.
The ventral edge is broadly excavated, with irregular crenulations in the posterior half to two-thirds.