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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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1. (Biology) a denticulate structure
2. (Zoology) a less common word for denticle
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Statues, stained glass, rose windows, arabesques, denticulations, capitals, bas-reliefs,--she combines all these imaginings according to the arrangement which best suits her.
The P1 element also differs from those of Ozarkodina and Zieglerodina in its denticulation pattern, which is made of denticles of more or less equal size along the entire length of the element, and in the partially inverted basal cavity.
Furthermore, in order to examine the denticulation of the trepan dissection is needed, leading to the destruction of our single specimen.
The denticulation of paired tarsal claws is described separately for prolateral and retrolateral claw (prolateral/retrolateral).
Males can be distinguished from those of the nominate subspecies by the shape of the parameres and denticulation of the right medial lobe of the 8th tergum.
Variation in the chaetotaxy and denticulation of Sarcoptes scabiei (Acarina: Sarcoptidae) from wild canids.
In the work of antiquarians and ethnographers who described Kimberley point manufacture, particular attention is paid to the description of the serrated or denticulate margins of Kimberley points, and their method of serration or denticulation. The discussion of the use of bone and wire indenters or pressure flakers forms a central part of such descriptions.
It differs from Phrixotrichus and Euathlus in the absence of type IV urticating setae, the presence of denticulation on paired tarsal claws, the spermathecal shape and the male palpal bulb morphology (embolus is projecting retrolaterally from tegulum in Bistriopelma gen.
On the basis of characteristic denticulation the jaws of Kaljoprion are most similar to those of Rhytiprion Kielan-Jaworowska, a genus with a placognath-type apparatus.