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arborization

 [ahr″bor-ĭ-za´shun]
a collection of branches, as the branching terminus of a nerve-cell process.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ar·bo·ri·za·tion

(ahr'bŏr-ī-zā'shŭn)
The terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels in a treelike pattern.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[4] The lack of interest for massive arborisation; the inefficiency of the state authorities in maintaining the wealth thus created (proof of which are the forest fires that raged the hillside areas in the absence of the former owners); the rural communities' protests against the occupation of 'their' lands; the artificial, not to say parasitic, nature of the management carried out by many local authorities; all this gave way, with the advent of political changes towards democratic practices, to a number of legislative initiatives seeking to hand back the Montes and Baldios to the local communities.
Development of dendritic arborisation in pyramidal neurons," Brain Research Bulletin, vol.
Placental thickness, by contrast, marks the extent of arborisation of the villous capillary bed, the actual locus of maternal foetal exchange.
After PC degeneration induced by kainic acid or propidium iodide or by genetic mutations, CFs progressively undergo remarkable regressive modifications with the disappearance of most of their terminal arborisation [99, 100].
Lopez JF, Akil H and Watson H (1999) in their study, show that stress induces structural remodelling of limbic system and prefrontal cortex like dendritic shrinkage, lesser arborisation, atrophy and decreased neurogenesis.
Abnormal arborisation of the efferent arteries, with the distal branches often larger than the parent arteries.
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