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denticle

[den-ti-kuh l]
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noun
  1. a small tooth or toothlike part.
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Origin of denticle

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin denticulus, equivalent to denti- denti- + -culus -cle1
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Related Words for denticle

projection, point, stub, cog, peg, root, prong, denticle, ivory, canine, snag, tine, tusk, dent, molar, premolar, grinder, serration, fang, cuspid

British Dictionary definitions for denticle

denticle

noun
  1. a small tooth or toothlike part, such as any of the placoid scales of sharks
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Word Origin for denticle

C14: from Latin denticulus
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denticle in Medicine

denticle

(dĕntĭ-kəl)
n.
  1. pulp stone
  2. A small tooth or toothlike projection.
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denticle in Science

denticle

[dĕntĭ-kəl]
  1. A small tooth or toothlike projection, especially a dermal denticle.
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