Definition of Pecten. Meaning of Pecten. Synonyms of Pecten

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Definition of Pecten

Pecten
Pecten Pec"ten, n. [L. pecten, -inis, a comb, a kind of shellfish. See Pectinate.] 1. (Anat.) (a) A vascular pigmented membrane projecting into the vitreous humor within the globe of the eye in birds, and in many reptiles and fishes; -- also called marsupium. (b) The pubic bone. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten, and numerous allied genera (family Pectinid[ae]); a scallop. See Scallop. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The comb of a scorpion. See Comb, 4 (b) .

Meaning of Pecten from wikipedia

- A pecten (plural pectens or pectines) is a comb-like structure, widely found in the biological world. Although pectens in various animals look similar...
- Pecten or pectin may refer to: Pecten (biology), any comb like structure in animals Pecten (bivalve), a genus of scallops Pecten (company), a subsidiary...
- Pecten maximus, common names the great scallop, king scallop, St James s**** or escallop, is a northeast Atlantic species of scallop, an edible sal****er...
- Pecten Müller, 1776 (includes the great or king scallop, Pecten maximus, ****anese (sea) scallop, Pecten yessoensis, the New Zealand scallop, Pecten novaezealandiae...
- The pecten or pecten oculi is a comb-like structure of blood vessels belonging to the choroid in the eye of a bird. It is a non-sensory, pigmented structure...
- Pecten is a genus of large scallops or sal****er clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. This is the type genus of the family...
- Pecten jacobaeus, the Mediterranean scallop, is a species of scallop, an edible sal****er scallop, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Pectinidae, the...
- The pectineal line of the pubis (also pecten pubis) is a ridge on the superior ramus of the pubic bone. It forms part of the pelvic brim. Lying across...
- comb-like structure called a pecten. This strains the water squirting from the side of the beak and traps any food. The pecten is also used to preen feathers...
- Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum (commonly known as hairbrush or Indian comb) is a columnar cactus plant native to Mexico. They can grow up to 15 m (49 ft)...
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