having an edge with projections like the teeth of a comb, as the posterior margin of the scales of certain fishes
Origin of ctenoidfrom cteno- + -oid
Relating to or being a kind of fish scale that has marginal projections resembling the teeth of a comb.
Origin of ctenoidGreek ktenoeidēs comblike kteis kten- comb -oeidēs -oid
- A ctenoidean.