furcasternal suture
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In pterygote insects, the internal median longitudinal line formed at the point of meeting the mesopleurosternal ridges of opposite sides and confluent with the mesosternal ridge.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • furcina — n. [L. dim. furca, fork] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The outer surface of the sternum bearing an invaginated furca; see furcasternal suture …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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