- having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes.
Origin of bidentate
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Leaves succubous, bidentate; underleaves 2-cleft, with linear divisions.
Leaves succubous, subconcave or flat, the apex rounded, rarely retuse or bidentate; underleaves none (in our species).
- having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes
- chem (of a ligand) having two atoms from which electrons can be donated to the central coordinated atom
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