What is another word for dentate?

68 synonyms found


[ dˈɛnte͡ɪt], [ dˈɛnte‍ɪt], [ d_ˈɛ_n_t_eɪ_t]

Dentate is a term used to describe something that is notched or toothed. Synonyms for dentate include serrated, jagged, toothed, saw-toothed, sharp-edged, crenate, and crenulated. These terms are commonly applied to various objects in nature, such as leaves, shells, and animal body parts. Serrated is often used to describe the edges of knives, saws, and other cutting tools. Jagged typically refers to irregularly shaped edges, while toothed can describe objects with sharp or pointed protrusions. Saw-toothed is used to describe objects with teeth that resemble those on a saw blade. Crenate and crenulated both refer to objects with rounded teeth or notches.

How to use "Dentate" in context?

The dentate gyrus is a part of the hippocampus that is important for learning and memory. It creates an autobiographical memory and plays a role in spatial navigation. The dentate gyrus grows in size as a person gets older.

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