Definition of Pectinated

1. Adjective. (anatomy zoology botany) Having narrow ridges or projections aligned close together like the teeth of a comb. ¹



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Medical Definition of Pectinated

1. 1. Resembling the teeth of a comb. 2. Having very narrow, close divisions, in arrangement and regularity resembling those of a comb; comblike; as, a pectinate leaf; pectinated muscles. 3. Interlaced, like two combs. "Our fingers pectinated, or shut together. " Pectinate claw, a claw having a serrate edge, found in some birds, and supposed to be used in cleaning the feathers. Origin: L. Pectinatus, p.pr. Of pectinare to comb, from pecten, -inis, a comb; cf. Gr. To comb, AS. Feax hair, OHG. Fahs, E. Paxwax. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pectinated

pectin lyase
pectin sugar
pectinaceous
pectinacetylesterase
pectinal
pectinals
pectinase
pectinases
pectinate
pectinate fibres
pectinate ligaments of iridocorneal angle
pectinate ligaments of iris
pectinate line
pectinate muscles
pectinate zone
pectinated (current term)
pectinately
pectinates
pectination
pectinations
pectineal line
pectines
pectinesterase
pectinesterases
pectinibranch

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