antefurca


antefurca
n.; pl. -furcae [L. ante, before; furca, fork]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The internal chitinous forked process projecting into the thoracic cavity from the anterior thoracic segment.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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