bidentate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having two teeth or toothlike components.
    • Having tooth-like forecasts being by themselves dentate.
    • Of a ligand, creating two individual substance bonds to a coordinating metal ion.
    • Having two-teeth or two toothlike processes; two-toothed.
    • having toothlike projections that are by themselves toothed
  • others:
    • Having two teeth or procedures like teeth; two-toothed. Other types tend to be bidentated, bidental, bidential, and (rarely) bidented.
    • In botany, doubly dentate, the principal teeth, since a dentate leaf, becoming less deeply dentate.

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