Definition of denticulation in English:

denticulation

noun

mass nounZoology
  • 1The condition of having small teeth or toothlike projections.

    ‘lateral, posterior, and anterior processes are provided with fairly distinct denticulation’
    • ‘In the highest beds of the formation, occasional S elements show alternating denticulation.’
    • ‘Their tips form a sharp denticulation on the internal septal edge.’
    • ‘Impressions on the internal mold of the holotype show at least two denticulations at intervals on the inside of the outer lip.’
    • ‘These narrow bills, hooked at the tip and set with numerous horny denticulations, are adapted for catching fish, a merganser's primary source of food.’
    • ‘Lateral, posterior and anterior processes are provided with fairly distinct denticulation.’
    1. 1.1count noun A small tooth or toothlike projection.
      ‘their tips form a sharp denticulation on the internal septal edge’

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin denticulus, diminutive of dens, dent- ‘tooth’ + -ation.

Pronunciation

denticulation

/dɛnˌtɪkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n/