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mx id: 4515 | OBO id: HAO:0000365 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000365
sternal apophysis synonyms: furcal arm
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Definition:
The furca that is paired, arises medioventrally from the sternum and corresponds to the furcal pit.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The sternal apophysis is a furca.
The sternal apophysis is part of the cuticle. The sternal apophysis is part of the pectus. The sternal apophysis is part of the sclerite.

Label usage (sensu)
sternal apophysis by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
furcal arm by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
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alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
One of the lateral apodemal arms of the eusternum; in higher insects united on a median base, the whole structure forming the furca.
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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