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denticle

[′dent·ə·kəl]
(zoology)
A small tooth or toothlike projection, as the type of scale of certain elasmobranchs.
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kedoae has denticles on the mesial edge of the distal segment of the pectoral appendage which are fairly blunt of the bothriolepid norm, whereas in M.
6A) lacking small patch of denticles on distolateral corner of protopod and fine apical striations on claw.
Each chelicera has one curved terminal denticle, one primary denticle, and intermediate and smaller denticles in between, for a total of approximately 25 denticles.
External jaw blade with two accessory teeth, the internal with one accessory tooth and 12 denticles.
The rachidian and laterals are cusped with denticles at the tip, the same as in the GKL.
A characteristic feature of genuine denticles is their similarity to dentin [4].
Dorsal side of disc smooth, denticles irregularly scattered over body, thorns on orbital, rostrum, nuchal, tail, alar and malar (in males) areas.
The observable variations in the shapes of the mandibles are on the number of denticles, length of teeth, the angle of the basal angle, length of the protrusion of the first and second teeth, distance of the teeth between each other, and the angle of connection between the masticatory margin and the first tooth from the external margin.
The Oberhautchen cells of the microdermatoglyphic transition zone (MTZ) were imbricate and brachylamellate, with echinate apical borders characterized by small (1-2 [micro]m long) spike-like denticles (fimbriae) that lacked pores (Figs.
The general morphology of the tooth resembles an isosceles triangle and its denticles are small.