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Definition of Pectinate

Pectinate
Pectinate Pec"ti*na`te, Pectinated Pec"ti*na`ted, a. [L. pectinatus, p. pr. of pectinare to comb, from pecten, -inis, a comb; cf. Gr. ? to comb, AS. feax hair, OHG. fahs, E. paxwax.] 1. Resembling the teeth of a comb. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Having very narrow, close divisions, in arrangement and regularity resembling those of a comb; comblike; as, a pectinate leaf; pectinated muscles. See Illust. (e) of Antenn[ae]. 3. Interlaced, like two combs. [R.] ``Our fingers pectinated, or shut together.' --Sir T. Browne. Pectinate claw (Zo["o]l.), a claw having a serrate edge, found in some birds, and supposed to be used in cleaning the feathers.

Meaning of Pectinate from wikipedia

- The pectinate line (dentate line) is a line which divides the upper two thirds and lower third of the anal canal. Developmentally, this line represents...
- The pectinate muscles (musculi pectinati) are parallel ridges in the walls of the atria of the heart. They are so-called because of their resemblance...
- Pectinate may refer to: Pectinate line, a line which divides the upper two thirds and lower third of the anal canal Pectinate muscles, parallel ridges...
- traditionally divided into two segments, upper and lower, separated by the pectinate line (also known as the dentate line): upper zone (zona columnaris) mucosa...
- length by folds called anal valves, which converge at a line known as the pectinate line. This represents the point of transition between the hindgut and...
- of the mouth, gums, lips and the portion of the anal canal below the pectinate line, which are all ectodermal in origin. Two of its functions is to keep...
- the right and left ventricle of the heart. These are different from the pectinate muscles, which are present in the atria of the heart. There are 2 kinds:...
- hemorrhoidal plexus and externals from the inferior hemorrhoidal plexus. The pectinate line divides the two regions. Hemorrhoids are typically diagnosed by physical...
- pectinate line drain to the internal iliac nodes. The anal canal below the pectinate line drains into the superficial inguinal nodes. The pectinate line...
- outer body wall. It will form the lower part of the anal canal, below the pectinate line, which will be lined by stratified squamous non-keratinized (zona...
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