furca


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furca

(ˈfɜːkə)
n, pl -cae (-kiː)
(Zoology) zoology any forklike structure, esp in insects
[Latin: fork]
ˈfurcal adj
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by having a smooth inner distal corner on the basis of the female antenna, pointed tines and no ridge on the inner tine of the dentiform process of the female maxillule, no denticles on the outer distal corner of the protopod of the female maxilliped, pointed tines on the female sternal furca, a subtriangular inner lobe on the female leg 5, no accessory claws on the endopod of the male antenna, and a large, cone-shaped myxal process on the protopod of the male maxilliped.
hyadesi es la especie que presenta el mayor numero de autapomorfias, siete caracteres derivados de Ias armaduras genitales y dei metafurcaestemo dei macho y de la hembra: 4(2) apofisis dei metafurcaestemo 1/7 dei largo dei tallo de la furca; 5(1) extremo apical de la apofisis de la furca romo; 7(2) angulo dei cuerpo de la furca respecto dei tallo de la furca sobre 110[grados]; 8(1) uncus espatulado; 11(2) forma de Ias valvas subrectangulares; 13(1) proceso en la costa de la valva; 20(1) lamella postvaginalis esclerosada; 25(0) longitud de Ias apofisis posteriores de menos de Imm.
Female: cibarium with about 12 horizontal small triangular teeth, one row of about 6 large vertical teeth and other row below of about four less differentiated teeth; arch complete but less visible at middle; spermathecae spherical smooth, without differentiated wide neck at the union with the individual spermathecal duct; individual spermathecal ducts as long as the furca stem and nearly inexistent common duct (Ibanez-Bernal 2002).
lividus on the Brazilian coast from other grapsid species on the basis of three characteristics: (a) telson furca with minute outer seta-like spines (type A); (b) fourth abdominal segment with minute medio-lateral process; and (c) fourth abdominal segment not laterally expanded.
furca population in Laguna Grande, and in other Puerto Rico sites (Seixas, 1983, 1988; Walker, 1997; Soler-Figueroa, 2006) is within the combined temperature range (18-34[degrees]C) for sites in the United States, Norway, Mexico, Thailand and Japan (Baek, Shimode & Kikuchi, 2008).
Todos os gatos com doenga periodontal devem ser frequentemente submetidos a profilaxia dentaria incluindo extracao dos dentes com retracao gengival (13, 22, 30), mobilidade, bolsa periodontal e exposicao de furca (13), pois a doenga periodontal pode causar CGEF ou contribuir para sua ocorrencia.
Respecto al tejido oseo se resalta la perdida de altura de las crestas oseas y de la cresta inter-radicular a nivel de la furca (Figura 3).
Furca with three spines, about 12 times as long as wide, terminal spine length 2/3 of stem.
Se midio la profundidad de sondaje periodontal, nivel de insercion clinica, movilidad dental y exposicion de furca, de acuerdo a Wiggs y Lobprise (1997).
Matthew mentions the argument that the furca functioned as a "quick release pack" but does not see its importance with reference to soldiers carrying their own baggage.
Poucas caracteristicas diferem, como, por exemplo, a ocorrencia mais frequente de defeitos de furca classe III e o fato de a remodelacao ossea ocorrer em velocidade aproximadamente um terco (1/3) mais rapida no cao em comparacao com o homem (GIANNOBILE et al.
In a previous study, (9) estrogen deficiency in rats for 81 days resulted in significant alveolar bone loss in experimental periodontitis when the rats were compared with estrogen-sufficient rats; the findings were determined histological in the furca region of the first mandibular molar.