from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of a fork; also, furcate or forked: as, the furcal processes of crustaceans.


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  • The third is occasionally the lowest nerve which enters the lumbar plexus, giving at the same time some fibers to the sacral plexus, and thus forming the nervus furcalis; or both the third and fourth may be furcal nerves.

    IX. Neurology. 6d. The Lumbosacral Plexus

  • Report Abuse furcal and Everth Cabrera are coming back today ... (hopefully) finally my need for speed can be filled

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • He was struggling here, only a .148 ave, slow in defense, the team was desperate and they did not release him just because furcal recomended him and did not want to upset rafael, jones replacement hit a 3 run hr and aguilas won just the second game of the semi finals.


  • I'll admit theriot has flaws but he cost us nothing. cabrera, furcal, renteria, lugo etc will cost us big without that much of an upgrade.

    Bleed Cubbie Blue

  • I think the market for furcal will prove to be too big and he's really all thats out there thats any better than what we have.

    Bleed Cubbie Blue

  • (Note that neither of those two scenarios require Giambi to play 1b). giambi will only be signed short term … holliday will be gone … back to where they started hoping the prospects to develop especially if you sign furcal, who drives him in in yrs 2-4? if the $$ is equal, signing furcal or someone like burrell … i take burrell unless they'd go back into the FA market after 09 season FA's

    Athletics Nation

  • Now JJ Hardy, I'm interested. the a's sign furcal, and then get involved in that trade? they'll be able to flip him rather than giving up too many young prospects? what is the next move?

    Athletics Nation

  • NO RENTERIA!! ohhh, NOT A SECOND ROUND DRAFT PICK!!!! if you can't read my sarcasm, why would you worry about giving up a 2nd round pick? if the giants really wany furcal, i'm sure they can bid higher than the A's and go 4 years.

    MLB Rumors -

  • … for what it's worth, rosenthal initially wrote that furcal had agreed on a deal with the Braves, but the story switched not long after to read like the above …

  • i think everybody but furcal knew a change up was coming there

    Sons of Steve Garvey


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