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arborescent

 [ahr″bo-res´ent]
branching like a tree.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

den·dri·form

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

adjective Treelike in size, form or characteristics.
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den·dri·form

(den'dri-fōrm)
Tree-shaped, or branching.
Synonym(s): arborescent, dendritic (1) , dendroid.
[G. dendron, tree, + L. forma, form]
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The Latin term "arborescence" (tree forming or tree-like) was given by Hoffa as the frond-like appearance of the synovium resembling a leaf in a tree.
Repeatedly perform the above three operations until one of the two criteria is satisfied: (i) evolutional iterations reach the maximal generation; (ii) the optimal fitness value is less than the distance sum of minimum arborescence of subset P and stays unchanged in ten consecutive iterations.
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Abrupt deceleration of molecular evolution linked to the origin of arborescence in ferns.
[opening] the territorial assemblage onto other assemblages" (Plateaus 556) that unveil a multiplicity of disenchanted narratives within the reigning system: a pragmatic and signifying regime, a molarity (or arborescence) that forcibly reterritorializes and stratifies.
En plus de contribuer a fixer le sens des mots, elle fournit une arborescence operatoire pour le patrimoine immateriel et nous permet de structurer la base de donnees dans un tout coherent.
Key Deleuzian Metaphorical Tools for Understanding Local Economic Development Deleuzian Concise Definition Terminology Arborescence Refers to structured and hierarchical thinking.
A more appropriate analogy for Army logistics is a flexible, robust logistics network; not a serial chain or hierarchical arborescence (see Figure 5), but rather a network web--as in spider web--which is then enabled by a strong analytical foundation with supporting IT to achieve an integrated, flexible, efficient, and effective logistics capability.
In the brain, the issue of arborescence versus rhizomatic is not so much about power as functionality.
The visible minority, in its isolation as both problem and solution, must never be integrated into the governmental arborescence that constitutes the white-washed vertical mosaic of official multiculturalism.