furcasternum

noun
fur·​ca·​sternum | \ ¦fərkə+ \
plural furcasterna or furcasternums

Definition of furcasternum

1 : a part of the insect sternum bearing the furca
2 : the posterior plate of an insect sternum : sternellum

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History and Etymology for furcasternum

New Latin, from furca + sternum

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“Furcasternum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furcasternum. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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