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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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The saplings will be made available free of cost on all the official nurseries of the AJK forest Department and the sales points.
He urged the public to play their proactive role in making the plantation project a success and plant maximum saplings. Planting trees, he stressed, will help the country cope with climatic changes besides ensuring the provision of a healthy and greener environment to the upcoming generations.
In celebration of the World Sikh Environment Day and the Sikh New Year, plant saplings were distributed to the students of Delhi Private School that will be planted within its premises in Dubai and Sharjah.
Cleft grafting is the most important method for sapling hard branch grafting.
Abstract.--The effects of herbivory and flooding were examined on survival and growth of planted baldcypress (Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.) saplings at three sites in Caddo Lake, TX, over a 4-yr period.
But instead of mentioning either the botanical or common names of the saplings, NDMC officials placed placards alongside them displaying the names of those who had planted the saplings.
He said due to lack of rains a majority of areas in Balochistan had been hit with drought so 'we should participate in the tree plantation campaign with a pledge of taking good care of saplings'.
The PHA's Plantation drive was launched here last week which is in full swing and saplings of different species were being planted in different areas of the city, PHA spokesman informed APP.
He said that today target of planting 15000 saplings has been completed.
On this occasion, Chief Commissioner Jawdat Ayaz, Deputy Mayor Zeeshan Ali Naqvi, opposition leader in MCI Ali Awan, officers of MCI and ICT administration and students of different institutes also planted saplings. Mayor Anser Aziz said that under the Plant for Pakistan' MCI would carry out massive tree plant all over the city and directions in this regard have been issued to the Environment Wing.
LAHORE -- Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Aown Chaudhry planted a sapling in connection with monsoon plantation campaign by the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) at Jilani Park, here on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) Rector Dr Masoom Yasinzai planted a sapling in connection with national tree planting day announced by the prime minister.