Definition of Furcal

1. forked [adj]



Medical Definition of Furcal

1. Forked. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furcal

furbearer
furbearers
furbelow
furbelowed
furbelowing
furbelows
furbish
furbish up
furbishable
furbished
furbisher
furbishers
furbishes
furbishing
furbisht
furcal (current term)
furcal nerve
furcate
furcated
furcately
furcates
furcating
furcation
furcation defects
furcations
furciferous
furcraea
furcraeas
furcula
furculae

Literary usage of Furcal

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"The furcal processes are regarded as outgrowths of this somite, not strictly comparable to ... proportions of the supra-anal plate, and the nd/iate furcal ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Especially noticeable is the difference in the form of the furcal rami, as shown in Figs. 1214 and 1215. The forms found in pools generally have ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"... nearly c<|ual length, terminating very obliquely upon the margin, -im the stem of the first fork and one-third shorter than the second furcal, which . ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1895)
"First furcal short, almost straight, and meets the anal margin at a slight angle about ... Second furcal a little over three times as long as the first, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1904)
"... straight and parallel with radius; first furcal twice shorter than the stem, terminating rectangularly on the costa, second furcal very long, ..."

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