bidentate

bidentate
/buy den"tayt/, adj. Biol.
having two teeth or toothlike parts or processes.
[1750-60; < L bident- (s. of bidens, equiv. to bi- BI-1 + dens tooth) + -ATE1]

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  • bidentate — adj. [L. bis, two; dens, tooth] Having two teeth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • bidentate — (Order Isopoda): Having two teeth [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • bidentate — bi·den·tate (bi denґtāt) having two teeth or toothlike structures …   Medical dictionary

  • bidentate — bi·dentate …   English syllables

  • bidentate — bi•den•tate [[t]baɪˈdɛn teɪt[/t]] adj. bot having two teeth or toothlike parts • Etymology: 1750–60; < L bident , s. of bidēns (bi bi I+dēns tooth) + ate …   From formal English to slang

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