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arborization

 [ahr″bor-ĭ-za´shun]
a collection of branches, as the branching terminus of a nerve-cell process.

ar·bo·ri·za·tion

(ar'bōr-i-zā'shŭn),
1. The terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels in a treelike pattern.
2. The branched pattern formed under certain conditions by a dried smear of cervical mucus.

arborization

/ar·bo·ri·za·tion/ (ahr″bo-rĭ-za´shun) a collection of branches, as the branching terminus of a nerve-cell process.

arborization

(är′bər-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. A branching, treelike shape or arrangement, as that of the dendrite of a nerve cell.
2. The formation of a treelike shape or arrangement.

ar·bo·ri·za·tion

(ahr'bŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels in a treelike pattern.
2. The branched pattern formed by a dried smear of cervical mucus, indicating the effect of estrogen unopposed by progesterone.

arborization

terminal ramifications of nerves or blood vessels

ar·bo·ri·za·tion

(ahr'bŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
The terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels in a treelike pattern.

arborization

a collection of branches, as the branching terminal processes of a nerve cell.

arborization diagnosis method
see decision tree, algorithm.
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13) Lowell AA observed arborization of deep branch of ulnar nerve into fourth lumbrical along its distal third.
Enhancement of hippocampal CA3 neuronal dendritic arborization by Centella asiatica (Linn) fresh leaf extract treatment in adult rats.
Narrowing the focus to relatively small groups of cells or even single cells does not necessarily improve the situation; the complex arborization of dendritic trees have, for example, provided a continual barrier to researchers seeking to understand and model neurons.
Antiseptic solution may cause falsepositive results, as may semen, fingerprints, and cervical mucus--although none of these show the fine arborization or discrete crystallization seen in uncontaminated amniotic fluid.
Stimulation using such enrichment programs is known to elicit a number of CNS responses, ranging from increases in neurotrophic factor levels to structural changes including dendritic arborization and neurogenesis to improved learning.
In neonatal rat pups, fresh leaf juice of the plant showed enhancement of amygdaloid neuronal dendritic arborization suggesting that it can be used for enhancing neuronal dendrites in stress and other neurodegenerative and memory disorders Mohandas Rao, et al.
an increase in dendritic arborization and in length of dendrites in cortical neurons) correlated with enhanced performances in learning, memory, and visual acuity in rats and mice, suggesting that neural circuits are modified in order to optimize multiple levels of information processing and storage (Fernandez-Teruel et al.
These structural changes consist of increased arborization of neurons, enhanced synaptic connectivity, and even the genesis of new neural tissue.
Enlargement of the folia results in the loss of their secondary arborization and asymmetric expansion of the cerebellar hemisphere.