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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the internal thoracic processes of the sternum of an insect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the internal thoracic processes of the sternum of an insect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In entomology, the posterior forked or double apodeme which projects from the sternal wall into the cavity of a thoracic somite.

Etymologies

New Latin, from post behind + furca a fork. (Wiktionary)

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