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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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It's hard to believe that it's just about 50 years since a teenage Twiggy - then Lesley Hornby - was discovered by a photographer.
Women rule world talk our problems' Twiggy is still such a fashion icon, that whenever she appears on an M&S advert, the clothes she wears sell out within days.
96sec sectional, and stole a march on East Anglian and Kent Derby winner Do It For Twiggy although that dog chased hard throughout as he went down by just over a length to the 29.
Oooh, I love that show," said Twiggy, married to Atherstone-born actor Leigh Lawson since 1988.
Moss was seen very similar to the blonde beauty, now 64, who was well-known for her pixie look as both the Moss and Twiggy are 5ft 6in, and posses the slender frame and elfin looks.
Twiggy said: "This range has been so inspiring to work on and is designed to have a really broad appeal.
Along with the data the charity conducted a variety of celebrity interviews from the likes of Twiggy (pictured), Beverley Knight, Eliza ,Doolittle, and Rory Bremner.
Alan Titchmarsh's Walks of Fame: Twiggy ITV1, 7pm She was Britain's first supermodel - and 45 years on, Twiggy is still beautiful and relatively skinny, her voice loud, earthy and peppered with occasional bursts of raucous laughter.
Alan Amish: World's Titchmarsh's Squarest Walks of Fame: Teenagers Twiggy (7.
watch it IN Alan Titchmarsh's Walks of Fame each edition sees Alan accompany a famous face on their favourite walk; beginning with Twiggy, right and below.
Summary: A watchdog has slammed an airbrushed photo of model Twiggy that it says gave a misleading impression about the effects of an eye cream.