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(English) The tooth-like scale of elasmobranchs; placoid scale of cartilaginous fish; also called dermal denticle. (See also: scale, cartilaginous fishes, placoid)
(French) L'écaille en forme de dent des élasmobranches; écaille placoïde de poisson cartilagineux. (See also: scale, cartilaginous fishes, placoid)
(Portuguese) Escamas em forma de dentes dos elasmobrânquios; escamas placóides dos peixes cartilaginosos. (See also: scale, cartilaginous fishes, placoid)

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