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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

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.


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