The end branchlets are acute and pectinate (pecten, a comb), or arranged like the teeth of a comb.
The rare C. echinatus has the pectinate groups of barren glumes even more prominent.
The iris becomes attached to the pectinate ligament and to the endothelium of Descemet's membrane.
pectinate, pinnatifid or pinnately divided into narrow and close divisions, like the teeth of a comb.
pectinate ligament, to the rightof which is the angle of the chamber.F.
The legs are four pairs; they are hairy, and terminated by two or three claws, which are fringed with minute teeth, or pectinate.
pectinate: comb-shaped: with even branches like the teeth of a comb.
pectinate pec·ti·nate (pěk'tə-nāt') or pec·ti·nat·ed (-nā'tĭd)
Having projections resembling the teeth of a comb; comblike.