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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.


(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


(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.
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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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.
the blades of the long chaetae are denticulate, but their number is only evident with a more powerful enlargement].
Antecostal suture on notum I absent, but distinct and denticulate on nota II-III and abdominal terga I-IX.
For these characteristics and for their curved, fluted, beaklike tip, the type 1 sensilla are also similar to the denticulate setae described in other decapod shrimp (Bauer and Caskey, 2006), which are much shorter and can be compared to the type 2 sensilla found in large numbers on both flagella.
Rhizomes long creeping, covered with membranous ovate-apiculate scales; rhizome scales comose in distinct grades on dorsal surface, bicolorous with a dark central streak of sclerotic cells and pale margins, which are denticulate to erose; blade lanceolate to oblanceolate, basally pinnatisect and lobed to pinnatifid distally, with proximal lobe free; laminar scales scattered on abaxial surface and glabrescent on adaxial surface, with round to ovate scales with apiculate or caudate apices, center obscure brown, margins pale brown, fimbriate to ciliate; midribs and secondary veins not visible; sori oblong, with orbicular, peltate scales similar to those in the lamina; spores bilateral, abortive, prominently verrucate.
Underleaf margins denticulate to crenulate to subentire.
9d) is a gray-chert multi-pronged denticulate, graver, and notch; another (Fig.
It has some features of the Iguanodontidae teeth noted by Norman and Weishampel (2004); Paul, (2007, 2011) and Norman, (2011, 2013), such as possessing only one replacement tooth per tooth position, the labial surface of the crown is thickly enameled and has a strongly denticulate margin and is dominated by a very large primary ridge arising from the base of the crown.
Although the CM is stabilized in the spinal canal by the denticulate ligament, nerve root, and the filum terminale,[sup][17] there is significant evidence that it moved along the cranio-caudal axis.