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(trī-fûr′kĭt, -kāt′, trī′fər-kāt′) also


Having three forks or branches: trifurcate antennae.

tri′fur·ca′tion n.
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Based on Hoffman's (2008) diagnosis of the Spirostreptini, Namibostreptus is a member of the tribe; the prebasilar plate, telopodite structure and the trifurcate apex resemble those of other member genera.
carbine and is differentiated from it by the trifurcate head of apophysis of the right paramere, the more distally splayed DES, and the less-beaded first antennal segment.
S8 moderately developed, somewhat trifurcate distally (Fig.
Maxillary outer lobe trifurcate with 4 stout sublobal hairs and 1 basal seta.
Another motion that defense counsel should consider is to bifurcate or trifurcate the trial.
The BBMP does not have an elected council' as the Karnataka government intends to trifurcate administration of the city.
Even as the new Oommen Chandy government held its first comprehensive cabinet meeting yesterday, some confusion continued to prevail over the decision to trifurcate the local administration department.
The Allahabad HC, in its 2010 judgment, had ordered to trifurcate the disputed 70 acres of land and give the makeshift temple area to Ram Lala Virajman ( a party in the case) while handing the Chabutara ( platform) and Sita Ki Rasoi ( kitchen of goddess Sita) to Nirmohi Akhara besides an unspecified one- third portion to the Sunni Central Waqf Board.
There should never have been three municipal corporations in the Capital, but the Delhi government stubbornly decided to trifurcate it," Yogender Chandolia said.
The Allahabad High Court in its order had decided to trifurcate the disputed site and give chabootara and Sita Rasoi near Lord Ram's temple to Nirmohi Akhara.
At the exit of the tunnel, it trifurcates into a deep peroneal nerve, a superficial peroneal nerve, and an articular branch, which extends to the proximal tibiofibular joint.