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bidentate

[bahy-den-teyt] /baɪˈdɛn teɪt/
adjective, Biology.
1.
having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes.
Origin of bidentate
1750-1760
1750-60; < Latin bident- (stem of bidēns, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + dēns tooth) + -ate1
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bidentate

/baɪˈdɛnˌteɪt/
adjective
1.
having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes
2.
(chem) (of a ligand) having two atoms from which electrons can be donated to the central coordinated atom
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