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mx id: 595 | OBO id: HAO:0000076 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000076
abscissa
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The wing vein that is delimited by its intersection with two other abscissae.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The abscissa is a line.
The abscissa is part of the integument. The abscissa is part of the wing blade.

Figures
Cephus pygmeus Linnaeus, 1767

Label usage (sensu)
abscissa by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
abscissa by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
abscissa by Goulet, H., and J. T. Huber. 1993. Hymenoptera of the World: An Identification Guide to Families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E., Ottawa, ON 668 pp.
Comments and tags
to blog added about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
How do we define a wing vein :: functional morphology definition (strengthening or stiffening the wing vs. housing of nerves, tracheae and hemolymph) vs. topological definition (describe its physical location and appearance, and the unit of this structure is the abscissa)
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The wing vein that is located on a longitudinal vein and is delimited by intersections with crossveins.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
A segment of a wing vein that is delimited by the intersection of other veins.
  Reference: Goulet, H., and J. T. Huber. 1993. Hymenoptera of the World: An Identification Guide to Families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E., Ottawa, ON 668 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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