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arborescent

 [ahr″bo-res´ent]
branching like a tree.

den·dri·form

(den'dri-fōrm),
Tree-shaped, or branching.
Synonym(s): arborescent, dendritic (1) , dendroid
[G. dendron, tree, + L. forma, form]

arborescent

adjective Treelike in size, form or characteristics.

den·dri·form

(den'dri-fōrm)
Tree-shaped, or branching.
Synonym(s): arborescent, dendritic (1) , dendroid.
[G. dendron, tree, + L. forma, form]

arborescent

branching like a tree.
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They use cartographic metaphors to highlight the differences between arborescent thought with its tree structures and nomad thought with its rhizomatic manifestations.
There are neither flowers nor arborescent ferns here and when I request them, like an item on the programme skipped by the organisers, I am told that 'it is not in this region'" (Journal, 705).
Papillomas are characterized by an arborescent proliferation with epithelial and ME cells overlying fibrovascular stalks protruding into ductal lumens.
Arborescent polyisobutylene-based block copolymers are branched polymers with unique properties for biomedical use.
While we, the authors of this paper, do not advocate the primacy of the rhizomatic over the arborescent (this merely inverts and affirms the same system of privileging that Deleuze and Guattari seek to deconstruct), we do see praxic value in the rhizomatic as a model for interdisciplinary cross-fertilisation as well as a means of critically re-thinking ways of understanding different types of groups that are the subjects and objects of our different fields of investigation.
Perhaps the best-known example is Brocchinia micrantha, which is the only arborescent bromeliad.
Unless you want to wait decades or centuries until all the data are in, we must accept that taxonomists' current standards for the relationships of all our very distant arborescent cousins is the best that can be done at this time.
More precisely they are two aspects of one and the same Yagwoia archetypal bodily gestalt in which the tree is articulating an image of bodily interiority, its vertical axis (head = trunk = spine = penis) and its lateral and symmetrical arborescent structure of countless internal ropes and passages (intra-skeletal marrow passages, arteries, veins, innards) that intertwine into various nexi called latice; simultaneously they are contained in the external appearance of branches, leaves (up) and the base and numerous subterranean 'ropes' (roots) (down).
In particular, the authors reported a tendency for the development of narrower fingers with multiple side-branching, leading to arborescent patterns exhibiting fractal characteristics.
Oaks were the most abundant trees in the Edwards Plateau before 1860 (Weniger 1988), but today juniper dominates the arborescent vegetation of uplands (Van Auken 1988) where not controlled.
elimination) de la vegetation de niveau arborescent le long du gradient d'intensification, bien que les variables a d'autres niveaux aient montre les changements progressifs et parfois inattendus le long du gradient.