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 (dĕn-tĭk′yə-lĭt) also den·tic·u·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
1. Finely toothed or notched; minutely dentate: denticulate leaves; denticulate fish scales.
2. Architecture Having dentils.

[Latin denticulātus, from denticulus, denticle; see denticle.]

den·tic′u·late·ly adv.
den·tic′u·la′tion n.
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(dɛnˈtɪkjʊlɪt; -ˌleɪt) or


1. (Biology) biology very finely toothed: denticulate leaves.
2. (Zoology) having denticles
3. (Architecture) architect having dentils
[C17: from Latin denticulātus having small teeth]
denˈticulately adv
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(dɛnˈtɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

also den•tic•u•lat•ed

(-ˌleɪ tɪd)

1. finely dentate, as a leaf.
2. having dentils.
[1655–65; < Latin denticulātus serrated =denticul(us) small tooth (diminutive of dēns; see -cle1) + -ātus -ate1]
den•tic′u•late•ly, adv.
den•tic`u•la′tion, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denticulate - having a very finely toothed margin
rough - of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
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There is significant contrast between the waist of the denticulate row and the height of the niche row with decorating vases.
Rostrum quite long, arcuate, widened to apex, densely punctate, with two longitudinal striae from antennal insertion to base, with apico-lateral denticulate on each side.
Carr followed up a report that a Chinese merchant in Trinidad was in possession of a rare yellow-footed tortoise (Carr classified it as Testudo denticulate at that time).
Chelicera: Five setae on hand, all setae acuminate; movable finger with one medial seta; fixed finger and movable finger with nine teeth; galea represented by a very slight bump on movable finger; rallum consisting of 7-8 blades, the most anterior blade slightly denticulate, other blades long and well bipinnate.
The hybodontid type scales from the Malevka and Upa regional stages of the 441 and Berzhetsy-475 cores have a cone-shaped, apically elongated crown with denticulate ridges separated by longitudinal grooves (Fig.
(2005) tambem verificaram que Digitaria ciliares e Ixeris denticulate possuiram correlacao positiva entre a taxa de infeccao de raizes e concentracao de P na parte aerea.