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pecten

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pec=ten

CIDE DICTIONARY

pectenn. [L. pecten, -inis, a comb, a kind of shellfish. See Pectinate.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any species of bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten, and numerous allied genera (family Pectinidæ); a scallop. See Scallop.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The comb of a scorpion. See Comb, 4 (b).  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pecten, n. (pl. pectens or pectines) Zool.
1 a comblike structure of various kinds in animal bodies.
2 any bivalve mollusc of the genus Pecten. Also called SCALLOP.

Derivative
pectinate adj. pectinated adj. pectination n. (all in sense 1).
Etymology
L pecten pectinis comb

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