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pectinate

 [pek´tĭ-nāt]
comb-shaped.

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.

pectinate

(pĕk′tə-nāt′) also

pectinated

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

pec′ti·na′tion n.

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.

pectinate

Having teeth like a comb.

pectinate

(of plant structures) with comblike lobes.
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Male Dodecacius species are immediately recognizable in the Andean and Amazonian faunas with their pectinate antennae having 12 antennomeres, while the antennae of Octinodes species have 11 antennomeres.
Antennal articles: 1-3 subcircular, 4 and 5 isosceles right triangle, 6-11 pectinate. Pronotum subtrapezoidal, with many shallow pits, greatest width at base (W/L = 1.15), sides almost straight (Fig.
Cloacogenic carcinomas typically originate around the pectinate line of the anal canal, where the simple columnar epithelium of the upper third meets the stratified squamous epithelium of the lower two-thirds.
multi-lobed structure of LAA, pectinate muscles within the LAA wall and a reverberation artifact originating from the ridge at the mouth of the left upper pulmonary vein (Coumadin ridge).7 Sometimes, it becomes impossible to differentiate dense SEC from underlying thrombus and in the present case, profuse, dense SEC with its whirling motion created difficulties in diagnosing the thrombus in the LA cavity, presumably due to near identical radio-density.
In conclusion, the femoral nerve issued in all animals, with varying branches to the major psoas, minor psoas, femoral quadriceps, sartorius and pectinate muscles.
Noblett asserted that with this technique, suction biopsy specimen yielding at least 2 [mm.sup.2] of submucosa obtained above 3 cm proximal to the pectinate line and serially sectioned, and the absence of ganglion cells is diagnostic of Hirschsprung's disease.
This is possible because ToDs exhibit highly unbalanced (pectinate) topologies that are the result of semipunctuated processes of domain appearance and accumulation.
[11] P Sriamornsak, "Investigation of pectin as a carrier for oral delivery of proteins using calcium pectinate gel beads,' International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol.
The majority of the atrium is relatively smooth, whereas the appendage is rough with pectinate muscles.
Some of these fibers encircled the mouth of the LAA and continued into the pectinate muscles within the appendage.
Tarsal claws long and slender, rather strongly curved, not pectinate.