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twig

(twig),
One of the finer terminal branches of an artery; a small branch or small ramus.
[A.S.]

twig

(twig) a final ramification, as of branches of a nerve or blood vessel.

twig

The final branch of a structure such as a nerve or vessel.
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Ditto Labs Director Christie Tamas said the TWiG program allowed her company to engage with government in a way which wouldn't have been possible otherwise.
After weighing the wet mass of leaves, they were placed in the same bag with the corresponding twig.
Elsner's riveting wisdom dovetailed splendidly with the valuable life lessons shared by this year's TWIG event attendees, who were asked to tell us who has had the biggest influence on their lives or careers, and what they learned from them.
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Feeding could have been inhibited by the physical presence of fruiting bodies on the needles; when disturbed, young larvae crawl down the twig and would thereby encounter infected needles from previous years.
Kilham said that the twig tasted like spearmint and reminded him of the compound methyl salicylate, which is used in muscles to relieve pain.
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The blocks were then impregnated with an excess of 95 percent ethanol solution containing 0, 10, 20, or 30 percent by volume of foliage extract (as discussed below, twig extract was not tested due to low yields) using a vacuum desiccator and left in the open for 48 hours before being conditioned to a constant weight at 23[degrees]C and 65 percent relative humidity.
Champion rider Derek O'Connor plans to be in the saddle at Necarne and said yesterday: "All is well with Top Twig and please God he can get to the maximum because he really deserves it.
We used equations developed by Waterhouse and others (1991) to estimate the number of Mule Deer/day/hectare that could be supported by twig biomass on the ground that was contributed to our study plots by Red Squirrels.
Then prune the extra little twigs that are poking off so that you're left with a long, straight twig.