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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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In this Deleuzian rhetoric of the arborescent form of the World Tree versus the rhizome, it is amusingly convenient for us that American Gods contains an actual World Tree as both symbol and physical form.
(2011, 2012) showed that most harvesting appears to be from sub-adult and adult cycads, and that bark strips are harvested from large arborescent plants (Fig.
(2013) Rhizomatic radicalism and arborescent advocacy: A Deleuzo-Guattarian reading of rural protest.
Family Dicksoniaceae represented arborescent tree ferns [30] while, on the other hand members belonging to family Osmundaceae were mostly herbaceous.
In A Thousand Plateaus (1980), Deleuze and Guattari distinguish between arborescent and rhizomatic models.
This decision connects to the Deleuzian theoretical concept of deterritorialization, as Liao made a line of flight toward the ocean to explore a horizontal rhizomatic territory, away from the hierarchical arborescent land.
Caption: 4 "Arborescent women--Prakriti's energy", April 4, 1968.
Song's final chapter (before his conclusion) circles back on this model but deploys different terms, focusing now on the desert as a figure that realizes Deleuze and Guattari's critique of the vertical, hierarchical logics of arborescent systems by imagining instead rhizomatic forms of connectivity.
Demography, spatial distribution, and growth of three arborescent palm species in a tropical premontane rain forest in Costa Rica.
The LIFE-RIZOELIA project of the Department of Forests has a primary aim to promote and enable the long-term conservation in Cyprus of two protected habitats: arborescent matorral with Zyziphus and gypsum steppes.
(30) Deleuze and Guattari describe the rhizome as a root-like system of multiplicities, in contrast to an arborescent system, which operates by the binary logic of dialectics and representations (Plateaus 8).