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Pecten


/ˈpɛktɛn/

Noun, plural pectines

1. A body structure or organ resembling a comb, as the ridged part of the eyelid of reptiles and birds. (freedictionary.com)

2. A body part that resembles a comb; especially : a folded vascular pigmented membrane projecting into the vitreous body in the eye of a bird or reptile. (merriam-webster.com)

3. A scallop of the genus Pecten. (freedictionary.com)

4. A bivalve mollusc. (biology-online.org)


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