pectiniform


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pectiniform

 [pek-tin´ĭ-form]
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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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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