Mesosternum vs Mesofurca - What's the difference?

mesosternum | mesofurca |


In entomology|lang=en terms the difference between mesosternum and mesofurca

is that mesosternum is (entomology) the ventral piece of the middle segment of the thorax while mesofurca is (entomology) the internal skeletal element of the mesosternum.

As nouns the difference between mesosternum and mesofurca

is that mesosternum is (anatomy) the middle portion, or body, of the sternum while mesofurca is (entomology) the internal skeletal element of the mesosternum.

mesosternum

English

Noun

(mesosterna)
  • (anatomy) The middle portion, or body, of the sternum.
  • (entomology) The ventral piece of the middle segment of the thorax.
  • References

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    mesofurca

    English

    Noun

    (mesofurcae)
  • (entomology) The internal skeletal element of the mesosternum.
  • Synonyms

    *medifurca (obsolete )

    Derived terms

    *mesofurcal