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Meaning of DENTICLE

Pronunciation:  'dentikul

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  small pointed ridge on the exoskeleton of an arthropod

DENTICLE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: tooth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Den"ti*cle\, n. [L. denticulus a little tooth, dim. of
dens, dentis, tooth. See {Dental}, and cf. {Dentelli}.]
A small tooth or projecting point.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A small tooth or toothlike projecting point.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: baby tooth, bicuspid, bucktooth, canine, crown, cuspid, cutter, deciduous tooth, dent, denticulation, dentil, dentition, dogtooth, eyetooth, fang, fore tooth, gagtooth, gang tooth, gold tooth, grinder, incisor, milk tooth, molar, peg, permanent tooth, pivot tooth, premolar, scrivello, snag, snaggletooth, tooth, tush, tusk, wisdom tooth