denticulate

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adjective den·tic·u·late \den-ˈti-kyə-lət\
variants: or

denticulated

play \-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of denticulate

  1. 1 :  finely dentate or serrate a denticulate shell a denticulate margin of a leaf

  2. 2 :  cut into dentils

denticulation

play \(ˌ)den-ˌti-kyə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

1661

First Known Use of denticulate

1661


Medical Dictionary

denticulate

play
adjective den·tic·u·late \den-ˈtik-yə-lət\
variants: or

denticulated

\-ˌlāt-əd\play

Medical Definition of denticulate

  1. :  finely dentate or serrate

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