Furculum


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Fur´cu`lum


n.1.(Anat.) The wishbone or merrythought of birds, formed by the united clavicles.
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The furcular fat score reflected the depth of fat in the furculum: 0 = no fat, 1 = furculum 1-5% filled with fat, 2 = 5-33% filled, 3 = 34-66% filled, 4 = 67-100% filled, and 5 = fat bulging above furculum.