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(English) Like the villi of the intestine, hence, with numerous small slender projections; brushlike, said of fine teeth of uniform length in brushlike bands or patches. If the teeth are short, they are often termed cardiform. (See also: intestine, teeth, cardiform)
(French) Comme les poils de l'intestin, d'où, avec des nombreuses petites projections fines ; en forme de brosse, se dit des dents fines de longueur uniforme, arrangées en faisceau ou en touffe. Si les dents sont courtes, ils sont souvent appelés cardiform. (See also: intestine, teeth, cardiform)
(Portuguese) Como as vilosidades do intestino, com numerosas projecções finas parecendo veludo ou os pêlos duma escova. Usado para descrever bandas de dentes pequenos e próximos. Se os dentes são muito pequenos chamam-se cardiformes. (See also: intestine, teeth, cardiform)

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