den·ti·cle || 'dentɪkl n. small tooth

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  • denticles — n. pl. [L. denticulus, little tooth] 1. Small, tooth like projections. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In cirripeds, toothlet on the sutural edge of the radius of the compartment plate, or opposed buttress of adjoining plate. 3. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stomodeal denticles — special placoid scales lining the mouth and pharyngeal cavities of some Elasmobranchii, e.g. Heterodontus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • intermediate denticles — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Stomatopoda, a row of small projections between the intermediate and submedian teeth on the lateroterminal margin of the telson …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Dermal denticle — Denticles are body surface structures found on some fish and insects.Denticles or placoid scales are small outgrowths which cover the skin of many cartilaginous fish including sharks. They are similar in structure to teeth, and teeth may have… …   Wikipedia

  • gastropod — /gas treuh pod /, n. 1. any mollusk of the class Gastropoda, comprising the snails, whelks, slugs, etc. adj. 2. Also, gastropodous /ga strop euh deuhs/. belonging or pertaining to the gastropods. [1820 30; < NL Gast(e)ropoda a class of mollusks.… …   Universalium

  • denticle — /den ti keuhl/, n. a small tooth or toothlike part. [1350 1400; ME < L denticulus, equiv. to denti DENTI + culus CLE1] * * * ▪ fossil       part of a conodont, a small toothlike fossil found in marine rocks representative of a long span of… …   Universalium

  • Chondrichthyes — Cartilaginous fishes Temporal range: 461–0 Ma[1] …   Wikipedia

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  • Mekong freshwater stingray — Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Trichodina — is a genus of ciliate protists that is ectocommensal or parasitic on aquatic animals, particularly fish. They are characterised by the presence of a ring of interlocking cytoskeletal denitcles, which provide support for the cell and allow for… …   Wikipedia

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