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mx id: 1351 | OBO id: HAO:0000364 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000364
furca
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Definition:
The apodeme that arises medially from the ventral part of the thorax and corresponds to the site of origin of interfurcal and coxal muscles.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The furca is a apodeme.
The furca is part of the cuticle. The furca is part of the pectus. The furca is part of the sclerite.

Label usage (sensu)
furca by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
comment added almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Define muscles in the definition.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The forked endosternal process of higher insects, formed of the sternal apophyses supported on a median inflection of the sternum.
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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