[ den-tey-shuh n ]
/ dɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
noun Botany, Zoology.
the state or form of being dentate.
an angular or toothlike projection of a margin.
ivory, point, canine, snag, tine, tusk, dent, molar, premolar, grinder, serration, fang, cuspid, bicuspid, denticle, incisor, eyetooth, laniary
- dentate gyrus,
- dentate nucleus of cerebellum,
- dentate suture,
Origin of dentation
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/ (dɛnˈteɪʃən) /
the state or condition of being dentate
an angular projection or series of projections, as on the margin of a leaf
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