having an edge with projections like the teeth of a comb, as the posterior margin of the scales of certain fishes
Origin of ctenoid; from cteno- + -oid
Relating to or being a kind of fish scale that has marginal projections resembling the teeth of a comb.
Origin of ctenoidGreek ktenoeid&emacron;s, comblike : kteis, kten-, comb + -oeid&emacron;s, -oid.
- A ctenoidean.