- a small tooth or toothlike part.
Origin of denticle
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- a small tooth or toothlike part, such as any of the placoid scales of sharks
C14: from Latin denticulus
- pulp stone
- A small tooth or toothlike projection.
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- A small tooth or toothlike projection, especially a dermal denticle.
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