Definition of Furcular

1. a. Shaped like a fork; furcate.



Definition of Furcular

1. Adjective. Shaped like a fork; furcate. ¹

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Definition of Furcular

1. furcula [adj] - See also: furcula

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Furcular

furcal
furcal nerve
furcate
furcated
furcately
furcates
furcating
furcation
furcation defects
furcations
furciferous
furcraea
furcraeas
furcula
furculae
furcular (current term)
furculum
furculæ
furder
furdle
furdled
furdles
furdling
furdom
furethidine
fureur
fureurs
furfags
furfair

Literary usage of Furcular

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1. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"The furcular bone ... multicolor neither this nor the furcular bone is present. 4. NOTE ON THE BREEDING OF A GROUND-PIGEON IN THE SOCIETY'S MENAGERIE. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1900)
"Radius four-branched; R* has advanced to almost exactly opposite cross-vein, thus the Tri- furcular position is very nearly assumed. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"The " furcular" bones hardly touch the sternum, and can only be identified with the coracoid. The rest remain gelatinous. In fishes, the shoulders form a ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"U) : H, heart; r, portion of anterior wall of the body cavity: Co.t.llg, coraco-furcular ligament; P, axillary sac (lying between the coracoid, scapula, ..."

5. Animal and Vegetable Physiology, Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget (1834)
"In most birds which feed on grain, the crop is a capacious globular sac, placed in front of the throat, and resting on the furcular bone. ..."

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