- n. pl. [L. denticulus, little tooth]1. Small, tooth-like projections.2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)In cirripeds, toothlet on the sutural edge of the radius of the compartment plate, or opposed buttress of adjoining plate.3. (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta)The paragnaths; denticulate adj..
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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