noun, plural fur·cu·lae [fur-kyuh-lee]. /ˈfɜr kyəˌli/.
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The extremities of the furcula, where articulated to the coracoids, vary considerably in outline.
Mucrones: in Collembola the two small end pieces of the furcula, proceeding from the dentes.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Anatomically, this genus is remarkable in the parrot tribe for having no furcula, or merry-thought bone.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
The furcula is large, and the scapula has a well developed acromion.
The coracoids are large, and the clavicles are nearly always united forming the furcula.