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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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Fingers distinctly crossing to each other, leaving subdistal gap when closed (that gap larger in male than female); fixed finger pointed distally, distally curved upward in male but nearly straight in female; cutting edges of both fingers denticulated, each with proximal distinct tooth (larger in male than female), nearly smooth on remaining margin.
Posterolateral edges of the crown are slightly denticulated (Fig.
pulsatoria include antennae about as long as the palps, a smooth anterior peristomial margin which is not projected, and homogomph falcigers with short, slightly denticulated blades.
It has three foramina, which circumscribes the alveolar parapet, it has two teeth with triangular crown, strongly denticulated and two other teeth with a semi-rectangular crown that have a very large primary ridge (Fig.
Median apophysis large, brush hook shaped, denticulated at bottom, upper part strongly developed.
"The finds include, among other things, deeply denticulated sickle blades knapped from flint which were used for harvesting, as well as arrow heads and stone implements."
1 cm width at the base, entere to minute denticulated at the margisn, densely lepidote on the abaxial surface, glabrous to glabrescente on the adaxial surface,long attenuated much longer than the internodes, but never covering it; reducing their longitude gradually to the apical portion of the peduncle, primary branches numerous, ascendent, 25-40 cm long, ca.