a small tooth or toothlike part.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin denticulus, equivalent to denti- denti- + -culus -cle1 Unabridged
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denticle (ˈdɛntɪkəl)
a small tooth or toothlike part, such as any of the placoid scales of sharks
[C14: from Latin denticulus]

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denticle den·ti·cle (děn'tĭ-kəl)

  1. See pulp stone.

  2. A small tooth or toothlike projection.

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denticle   (děn'tĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
A small tooth or toothlike projection, especially a dermal denticle.
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