trifid


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trifid

[′trī‚fid]
(biology)
Divided into three lobes separated by narrow sinuses partway to the base.
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Not the Trifid. It's the result of two molecular clouds plowing into each other.
The length of the esophagus could not be measured; the nerve ring was 0.35 mm from the anterior end, the vulva was 0.55 mm from the anterior end, and the trident was 0.2 mm long, with a trifid anterior extremity.
Mandibula with trifid apical tooth, high dorsal tooth and equal-sized internal teeth in both mandibles.
On September 6th, Saturn halts its retrograde (westward) motion 2[degrees] above or upper left of M8 (the Lagoon Nebula) and east of M20 (the Trifid Nebula), and slowly begins to move eastward in northern Sagittarius.
The plicabalin is bifid and in some specimens it is trifid. The molars represent partial cementation.
insignis larvae were examined to determine if they had developed to the infective third stage (i.e., trifid tail).
In many instances the tracks join proximally to form a single, trifid impression.
The thoracic duct generally empties into the venous system as a single duct (76%) [11], though, bifid and trifid configurations have been described [7].
Topol, "The trifid superior transverse scapular ligament: a case report and review of the literature," Folia Morphologica (Warsz), vol.