ctenoid

adjective cte·noid \ ˈte-ˌnȯid , ˈtē- \

Definition of ctenoid

:having the margin toothed
  • ctenoid scale
; also :having or consisting of ctenoid scales
  • ctenoid fishes

Origin and Etymology of ctenoid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek ktenoeidēs, from kten-, kteis comb — more at pectinate

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