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dentate leaf


1. Edged with toothlike projections; toothed: dentate leaves.
2. Chemistry Having a binding site. Used of ligands.

[Latin dentātus, from dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in Indo-European roots.]

den′tate′ly adv.


1. (Biology) having teeth or toothlike processes
2. (Botany) (of leaves) having a toothed margin
[C19: from Latin dentātus]
ˈdentately adv


(ˈdɛn teɪt)

having a toothed margin or toothlike projections or processes: a dentate leaf.
[1800–10; < Latin dentātus=dent-, s. of dēns tooth + -ātus -ate1]
den′tate•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dentate - having toothlike projections in the margin
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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In our study, we aimed to develop an appropriate pre-embedding microwave labeling method for the newly born neuronal marker doublecortin (DCX) protein in the hippocampal dentate gyrus (DG) region.
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