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verb - inflections: furcated | furcating | furcates
- divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of furcate: branch / fork / ramify / separate
- more generic word: diverge = move or draw apart
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Alternative definition of the verb furcate
- To fork or branch out.
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Class Book of Botany (1852)
Being an Introduction to the Study of the Vegetable Kingdom by John Hutton Balfour
forked manner, and hence the venation is called furcate or bifurcate.
by Thomas Huston Macbride
Such forking venation is called furcate, and is characteristic of ferns. c. Draw a bit of the frond showing venation in detail II. Examine the lower side of an Elm leaf. Note : — a. The prominent central vein, a continuation of the petiole, the mid-rib.
The National Druggist (1919)
Furcate means forked. Node is the place on the stem where the leaf is joined. Capillary means thin like a hair.
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Furcula, Figure 1 02 Lateral view of 1558 Furcate.
Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule
Furcate, J a. Forked, fork- shaped, branching, Furcated, } divaricated, furcuiar. Furcation, n. Branching, forking, divarication. Furcilerous, a. (Kurt.) Rascally, scoundrelly, villanous, blackguard.
the first with 8 spines, most of which are elongate and filamentous ; the anal is moderately long, with 3 spines ; the ventrals have a spine with 5 rays, the innermost of which ib composed of many parallel branches ; and the caudal is furcate.
furcate (fer'kat), a. [< ML. furcatus, <L. furca, a fork: see fork.] Forked; branching like the prongs of a fork.
Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris
Furcate Os. Furcella. Furcula Superior G. Gall. Bladder. Galactophori. Gargareon. Gasterochnemium. Gasterochnemius Extern**. Internus. Gastero Epiploica. Gemellus. Gemini; Geminous Arteries; Gena Mala. Generation. Geriioglossum.
Encyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)
carina of the belly anterior to the anal fin, furnished with spines or serratures ; color, yellowish-green, with a blackish spot on each side ; dorsal and anal with furcate spines, and a long filament produced from behind each dorsal spinous ray.
An Encyclopaedia of Plants (1829)
by John Claudius Loudon
Pinnules hearing thecze at end lfxiu-3 Frond cartilaginous much branched dichotomous pinnated, Segments tapered at base: lower compresed 2-edged; the last furcate acute 153)-1 Frond cartilaginous inembranaceous dichotomous or ...
by Edinburgh encyclopaedia
Labial palpi furcate. Feet contractile. Antennae short, serrated, lodged in a rim of the thorax. Sp. 1. Monstrosa.
The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
by Sir David Brewster
~ Labial palpi furcate. Feet contractile. Antenna short, serrated ...
to the tail ; dorsal fin extending from the nape nearly to the caudal ; caudal fin large, furcate ...
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