fracture plane

noun

Definition of fracture plane

: a point in an arthropod appendage that is modified for the ready occurrence of autonomy (as by the presence of special muscles and mechanisms to prevent loss of body fluid)

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“Fracture plane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fracture%20plane. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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