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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

den·ti·cle

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

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

den·tic′u·lar (dĕn-tĭk;′yə-lər) adj.
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den·ti·cle

(den'ti-kĕl)
1. Synonym(s): endolith.
2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface.
[L. denticulus, a small tooth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

denticle

see PLACOID.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

den·ti·cle

(den'ti-kĕl)
1. Synonym(s): endolith.
2. A toothlike projection from a hard surface.
[L. denticulus, a small tooth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(C) NBMG 10132, a single gnathobase of coxa of the eurypterid Pterygotus anglicus from the Campbellton Formation, showing 12 denticles (Miller 2007b; fig.11).
Denticles of both Tripartiella and Trichodinella species are wedged together both by central parts and anterior blade projection (Lom and Haldar, 1977).
The shape of the emargination of the male subgenital plate is also stable within species with variation in shape of the crest (third denticle) and number of apical hooks on male cerci.
The structure of alleged denticles is not similar to dentine.
The rachidian and laterals are cusped with denticles at the tip, the same as in the GKL.
Covering every inch of the big fish's skin are tiny denticles, interlocking scales that bend with the shark's body and decrease drag.
Commonly, the rachidian cusp is relatively coarsely dentate with a strong, lanceolate or acuminate central denticle and 3-5 smaller, also lanceolate, lateral denticles on each side (Fig.
Each species analyzed has a predominant type of oral denticle covering most of the oropharyngeal cavity.