a treelike appearance, as in certain minerals or fossils.
Anatomy. the branchlike appearance characteristic of certain nerve-cell outgrowths.
The arborization of the metal as it spreads out from the main shaft of the hinge is beautifully decorative in effect.
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a branching treelike appearance in certain fossils and minerals
arborization ar·bo·ri·za·tion (är’bər-ĭ-zā’shən)
The treelike terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels.
The leaflike pattern formed under certain conditions by a dried smear of cervical mucus.
arborize arborize ar·bo·rize (är’bə-rīz’) v. ar·bo·rized, ar·bo·riz·ing, ar·bo·riz·es To ramify. Historical Examples Each also gives off a number of finer processes (dendrites) which arborize in the next layer. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various
of or relating to trees.
1 . a leafy, shady recess formed by tree branches, shrubs, etc. a latticework bower intertwined with climbing vines and flowers. Obsolete. a grass plot; lawn; garden; orchard. Historical Examples I remember your saying to me in the garden, by the arbour, only a few days ago: ‘If Fate were to deny you your freedom!’ […]
any of several groups of RNA-containing viruses that are transmitted by bloodsucking arthropods, as ticks, fleas, or mosquitoes, and may cause encephalitis, yellow fever, or dengue fever. noun any one of a group of viruses that cause such diseases as encephalitis and dengue and are transmitted to humans by arthropods, esp insects and ticks arbovirus […]