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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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While the problem-solving aspect of the TWiG program has been a huge success, equally exciting is the potential for ongoing industry collaboration to innovate across other government agencies, Ms Enoch said.
Available and consumed browse density along each of the 4 path types were estimated using twig counts and biomass in both seasons.
During summer 1993, new needles formed on portions of twigs distal to any infected needles, and no new fruiting bodies appeared on needles that were initiated in 1993.
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Sugar yields from enzymatic digestion of nontreated twig material were slightly higher than those from treated material, suggesting that extraction had removed water-soluble constituents including small amounts of sugars.
The company said that Twig stretches the full width of the browser window and is always at the top or bottom of the frame.
Twig headboards and other rustic furnishings contribute to the charm of a stay at the 29 Palms Inn, portions of which date to 1928.
Use your imagination and perhaps you can "see something" in that special-shaped twig that's growing beside the trail.
At the beginning of the year, TWIG targeted condo conversions throughout Washington, D.
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.