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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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It was drawn attention from the statistical evaluation that Pearson correlation coefficient between observed and predicted weaning weight values depictured an increment from 0.708 to 0.863, which is an indicator of reducing the variance within nodes forming in the tree diagram. From Table I, it is obvious that no alteration was found in goodness of fit criteria of CHAID algorithm between parent: child nodes 380:190 and 500:250.
A regression tree diagram was constructed by the CHAID algorithm for parent: child node proportions 500:250, 480:240, 460:230, 440:220, 420:210:400:200 and 380:190, respectively.
Domain maps, tree diagrams and roadmaps are all used to capture output and convey information between companies.
I used the tree diagrams to investigate the group members' cognitive schemas surrounding conflict (Bougon, 1983; Gladwin, 1989).
The tools are affinity diagrams, interrelationship digraphs, tree diagrams, prioritization matrices, matrix diagrams, process decision program charts, and activity network diagrams.
In this research work we explored the nature of 9-12 year old pupils' responses to probabilistic problems with tree diagrams. It was found that a large percentage of pupils failed to respond correctly even to very simple problems that demanded the identification of "possible routes/paths" in figures with tree diagrams/mazes.
The second is a synthesis tree diagram that can be used to determine "green metric" parameters such as overall kernel atom economy and overall kernel reaction mass efficiency by a simple connect-the-dots approach.
Another useful tool for making decisions under these uncertain conditions is tree diagram analysis.
The site should be designed in a graphic--not outline or "tree diagram"--form.