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emarginate

[ē′mär·jə‚nāt]
(biology)
Having a margin that is notched or slightly forked.
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7); dorsal depression broad, without medial ridge and without marginal tooth; emargination between dorsal depression and dorsal lobe moderately deep, arcuate 4'.
Sternum: sternum type 2 (Soleglad & Fet 2003) much wider than long, apex width slightly narrower than posterior width, posterior emargination quite well developed, with convex lateral lobes conspicuously separated.
Shape of the ventral rim laterad to the medial emargination in broadly spatulate processes are shared by all species of the genera Dendrocoris, Procleticus, and Thoreyella (node 6 in Fig.
Dorsal surface: Anterior margin with shallow median emargination (Fig.
Finally, with respect to plumage characters, we compared the specimen with juvenile male Swainson's and Rough-legged hawks, including pigmentation of the head, upperparts, breast, belly, tail, and legs, and emargination of the seventh primary (P7).
The new genus also dif fers from Luodianasca, Membranacea, Schizandrasca and Flaviata in having the aedeagus with a dorsoatrium, from Luodianasca in having the abdominal apodemes well developed (vestigal in Luodianasca), and from Membranacea in having the male pygofer dorsal margin lacking a dorsocaudal emargination.