Definition of Bidentate

1. Adjective. Having toothlike projections that are themselves toothed.

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Definition of Bidentate

1. a. Having two teeth or two toothlike processes; two- toothed.

Definition of Bidentate

1. Adjective. (botany) Having tooth-like projections that are themselves dentate. ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry) Of a ligand, forming two separate chemical bonds to a coordinating metal ion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bidentate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Bidentate

1. Having two teeth or two toothlike processes; two-toothed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bidentate

biddies
bidding
bidding contest
bidding price
bidding prices
biddings
biddy
bide
bide one's time
bideauxite
bided
bidegree
bident
bidental
bidentals
bidentate (current term)
bidents
bider
biders
bides
bidets
bidi
bidiagonal
bidiagonalization
bidialectal
bidialectalism
bidialectalisms
bidigitate
bidimensional

Literary usage of Bidentate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. ... Hawaiian and Other Pacific Echini by Alexander Agassiz, Hubert Lyman Clark (1914)
"16. Side view of miliary spine. X 350. 17. Top view of tip of primary spine. X 70. 18. Side view of tip of primary spine. X 70. 19. Valve of bidentate ..."

2. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of ...by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"Dorsal sepal ligulate, bluntly acute, olive to yellowish brown, with some longitudinal purplish streaks ; inferior sepal much broader, bidentate at its ..."

3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"The first and second joints of the tarsi are armed with two little spurs on the under side of their apices. Claws, bidentate. ..."

4. Entomologia Edinensis: Or A Description and History of the Insects Found in by James Wilson, James Duncan (1834)
"... dilated at the apex, where they are bidentate externally ; tarsi 5-jointed, two basal joints short, 3d bilobed, 4th very indistinct, ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... more or less inflated : the beak not becoming bidentate. 40. ... with strongly bidentate non-hyaline apex and stiff teeth. ..."

6. Botany of the Northern and Middle States: Or, A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"... striate, narrowed at the base, orifice obscurely bidentate, about as long as the orate cuspidate glume. ..."

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