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mx id: 1723 | OBO id: HAO:0000352 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000352
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
The area that is located anteriorly on a wing.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

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Label usage (sensu)
forewing by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
comment added about 14 years ago by Matt Yoder
"By definition, and by analogy with 'forearm', the term 'forewing' refers to the front (or leading) part of a wing - any wing. On the other hand, the 'fore wing' means just that, the front wing, where there are more than one. The same goes for 'hindwing' vs 'hind wing'" - A. Polaszek
  Reference: None provided.
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comment added over 13 years ago by Istvan Miko
Has never been used in Hymenoptera morphology.
  Reference: Curators. 2010. Gibson, Vilhelmsen, Seltmann, Bertone, Yoder, Miko muscle working group..
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