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pectinate

 [pek´tĭ-nāt]
comb-shaped.
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pec·ti·nate

(pek'ti-nāt),
1. Combed; comb-shaped. Synonym(s): pectiniform
2. mycology a particular type of branching hyphae in cultures of dermatophytes.
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pectinate

(pĕk′tə-nāt′) also

pectinated

(-nā′tĭd)
adj.
Having projections resembling the teeth of a comb; comblike.

pec′ti·na′tion n.
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pec·ti·nate

(pek'ti-nāt)
1. Combed; comb-shaped.
Synonym(s): pectiniform.
2. In fungi, used to describe a particular type of branching hyphae in cultures of dermatophytes.
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pectinate

Having teeth like a comb.
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pectinate

(of plant structures) with comblike lobes.
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