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furrow

 [fur´o]
a groove or trench.
atrioventricular furrow the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
digital furrow any one of the transverse folds across the joints on the palmar surface of a finger.
gluteal furrow the furrow that separates the buttocks.

fur·row

(fŭr'rō),
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

furrow

/fur·row/ (fur´o) a groove or sulcus.
atrioventricular furrow  the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
digital furrow  any one of the transverse folds across the joints on the palmar surface of a finger.
genital furrow  a groove that appears on the genital tubercle of the fetus at the end of the second month.
mentolabial furrow  the hollow just above the chin.
nympholabial furrow  a groove separating the labium majus and labium minus on each side.
scleral furrow  see under sulcus.

furrow

[fur′ō]
Etymology: AS, furh
a groove, such as the atrioventricular furrow that separates the atria from the ventricles of the heart.

fur·row

(fŭr'rō)
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

fur·row

(fŭr'rō)
A groove or sulcus.
[A.S. furh]

furrow

a groove or trench.

atrioventricular furrow
the transverse groove marking off the atria of the heart from the ventricles.
gluteal furrow
the furrow that separates the buttocks.
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The name of new species is derived from a Latin word 'totus' that means 'complete', it is focusing on the complete submarginal furrow.
The objectives of this research were (1) to quantify the effect of the target variables on cumulative infiltration using the path analysis method, (2) to evaluate and choose appropriate infiltration models for furrow infiltration, and (3) to develop an effectual variable based model to simulate infiltration characteristics for an uncropped ridge-furrow system.
In other words, the SWDC model prevents from increase in DPR for reduction in length of furrow by reducing the optimized discharge.
Mound and ridge furrows had the least fertility as indicated by the lowest values of soil organic C, N, P, K, Ca and Mg contents compared with other seedbeds.
The soil was burnished bright by the plowshare, indentations in the furrow marked newly planted potatoes, earthworms twisted on the sloped ground, and everything seemed usual on that spring morning when I was 12.
In furrows, the loads change systematically as the stream advances, influencing carrying capacity and surface sealing (Brown et al.
Headland furrows should be turned toward the land to be plowed.
Therefore, we recommend the furrow planting pattern, which resulted in stable yield and 135 mm deficit irrigation as optimum considering the water shortage in the area.
These include furrow, or surface, irrigation; subsurface drip irrigation (SDI); and three types of center-pivot systems: mid-elevation spray application (MESA) systems that have water sprayer heads positioned about midway between the mainline and ground surface; low-elevation spray application (LESA) systems that have water applicators positioned about 12 to 18 inches above ground level; and low energy precision application (LEPA) that apply water with drop socks or bubblers near the ground surface (Amosson et al.
In our earlier study on furrow ingression in control and Rappaport furrows (Argiros et al.