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1. Formed into a forklike shape; having a fork; dividing into two or more prongs or branches; furcated; bifurcated; zigzag; as, the forked lighting. A serpent seen, with forked tongue. (Shak)

2. Having a double meaning; ambiguous; equivocal. Cross forked, a cross, the ends of whose arms are divided into two sharp points; called also cross double fitche. A cross forked of three points is a cross, each of whose arms terminates in three sharp points. Forked counsel, advice pointing more than one way; ambiguous advice. Forkedly, Forkedness.

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Need identification of possible collembolan species

... within a 'gnathal pouch'), wingless hexapods with antennae always present. Most but not all Collembola may be recognised by a posterior ventral forked abdominal appendage, the furca

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by canalon
Thu Jun 02, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Need identification of possible collembolan species
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... NO bony core in the center or their "horn". It is %100 Keratin. Also, true horns do not branch but the American Pronghorn Atelope has forked horns that consist of a keratin sheath and a bony core....sounds like a horn right? BUT they shed them once a year. I think we may need some ...

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by Chris103
Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:48 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Horn/Bone
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Views: 7910

Strange insect I've found

... The two hind pair of legs are sort of normal-ish I guess. It has a pair of antennae and a tail like the silverfish, but its 2 instead of 3 forked. It's eyes are big, kind of Mantis-like, but its body is light brownish, its body or thorax I'm not sure seems to be see-through-ish, and have ...

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by Azedenkae
Wed Jun 20, 2007 2:44 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Strange insect I've found
Replies: 5
Views: 4446

Circle Game

... my lifetime - I hope that there is just one (1!) God-fearing person on the inside that will confess the TRUTH. Pray for that, people. Lizards have forked tongues, too. Mm

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by Maggie Mae
Mon Jun 05, 2006 10:09 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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trihybrid ratios

... square with 64 spaces! (If you don't believe me, try it for yourself.) This gets to be confusing, and its easier to keep things straight using the forked line method, because it deals with phenotypes rather than genotypes. - http://www.emunix.emich.edu/~rwinning/genetics/mendel4.htm - http://tidepool.st.usm.edu/Crswr/punnett.html ...

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by Bio-Hazard
Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:54 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: trihybrid ratios
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Views: 15554
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