Postfurca
Postfurca Post*fur"ca, n.; pl. {Postfurc[ae]}. [NL., fr. post behind + furca a fork.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the internal thoracic processes of the sternum of an insect. [1913 Webster]

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  • postfurca — post·furca …   English syllables

  • postfurca — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postfurcae — Postfurca Post*fur ca, n.; pl. {Postfurc[ae]}. [NL., fr. post behind + furca a fork.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the internal thoracic processes of the sternum of an insect. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postfrontal suture — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Facial sutures present occurring above the lateral ocelli and extending laterad of the antennal bases. postfurca n. [L. post, after; furca, fork] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The forked sternal process or apodeme of the metathorax …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • postfurcal — adjective see postfurca …   Useful english dictionary

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