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an anatomic structure with branches resembling a tree.
bronchial tree the bronchi and their branching structures; see color plates.
tracheobronchial tree the trachea, bronchi, and their branching structures; see color plates.
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Anatomy Any branching structure—e.g., bronchial tree, vascular tree
Botany A perennial woody plant having a main trunk and usually a distinct crown
Evidence-based medicine A diagram of an algorithm for a particular process
Evolutionary biology A schematic which demonstrates the relatedness of organisms
Genetics A diagram with branches in descending lines showing relationships as to lineage
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Patient discussion about tree

Q. Could i be allergic to trees? I have a lot of olive trees in my neighborhood and I have been told that olive trees are highly allergic.

A. Thanks a lot Brandon. I'll try your tip

Q. if someone is allergic to olive trees, does that mean they are allergic to olive oil as well?

A. I asked him, and he said he has no prob with olive oil.
Dinner was spectacular if i may add :)

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arboreus induced an increase in MF and IF throughout the treatment period, though in a nonsignificant (p < 0.05) manner compared to the distilled water-treated animals (Table 2 and Figures 3 and 4).
arboreus, which is a representative carabid species in many habitats on Mt.
Characteristic trees were Brosimum alicastrum, Sideroxylon cartilagineum, Coussapoa purpusii, Hura polyandra, Guarea glabra, Dendropanax arboreus, and Populus guzmanantlensis (Schnell et al., 2008b).
longipes are confined around Mt Elgon where these are known to feed on the rock hyrax, Procavia johnstoni Thomas, the tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus Smith, and the giant rat Cricetomys gambianus Waterhouse, which are the known reservoirs for L.