plural noun, Informal.
a city in SW Hungary.
an industrial city in SW Hungary: university (1367). Pop: 158 942 (2003 est)
[pek-teys, -teyz] /ˈpɛk teɪs, -teɪz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. an enzyme occurring in various fruits and involved in the formation of pectic acid from . /ˈpɛkteɪs/ noun 1. an enzyme occurring in certain ripening fruits: involved in transforming pectin into a soluble form
[pek-teyt] /ˈpɛk teɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of . /ˈpɛkteɪt/ noun 1. a salt or ester of pectic acid
[pek-tuh n] /ˈpɛk tən/ noun, plural pectens, pectines [pek-tuh-neez] /ˈpɛk təˌniz/ (Show IPA) 1. Zoology, Anatomy. 2. any bivalve mollusk of the genus Pecten; scallop. /ˈpɛktɪn/ noun (pl) -tens, -tines (-tɪˌniːz) 1. a comblike structure in the eye of birds and reptiles, consisting of a network of blood vessels projecting inwards from the retina, which […]
- Pecten band
pecten band n. A fibrous induration of the anal pecten that results from a passive congestion or chronic inflammation.