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trifurcate

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

trifurcated

(trī′fər-kā′tĭd)
adj.
Having three forks or branches: trifurcate antennae.

tri′fur·ca′tion n.
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The celiac artery usually trifurcates, although in some specimens the left gastric and lienal arteries emerge of a short common trunk (Nickel et al., 1979; Evans & Lahunta, 1993; Dyce et al., 1997).