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Arborization



a treelike appearance, as in certain minerals or fossils.
Anatomy. the branchlike appearance characteristic of certain nerve-cell outgrowths.
Historical Examples

The arborization of the metal as it spreads out from the main shaft of the hinge is beautifully decorative in effect.
The Thirteenth James J. Walsh

noun
a branching treelike appearance in certain fossils and minerals

arborization ar·bo·ri·za·tion (är’bər-ĭ-zā’shən)
n.

The treelike terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels.

The leaflike pattern formed under certain conditions by a dried smear of cervical mucus.

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