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twig

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

The final branch of a structure such as a nerve or vessel.
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She soon designed her collection of cult mod dresses Twiggy Frocks which became a worldwide success.
Twiggy's face could be found on the covers of all the top fashion magazines and she was snapped by many of the world's leading photographers.
Twiggy also found herself promoting new TV series The Avengers, and posed with British actor Patrick MacNee in his guise as secret agent John Steed.
If there's one thing Twiggy likes chatting about, it's babies - namely her two grandchildren - six-month-old Joni ("Named after Joni Mitchell, we're all such fans") and eight-month-old Solomon.
Twiggy said: "This range has been so inspiring to work on and is designed to have a really broad appeal.
As the company wants to refresh the celebrity line-up, it appears that only Twiggy, Lisa Snowdon and former footballer Jamie Redknapp will be continuing to promote the brand in future.
As they walk Twiggy resminisces about the Swinging Sixties.
A watchdog has slammed an airbrushed photograph of the model Twiggy that it says gave a misleading impression about the effects of an eye cream she was promoting.
But in this week's TV Times Twiggy is hitting back.
Featuring a score of mostly durable Coward tunes, this bio musical is performed with hearty enthusiasm by Twiggy and Harry Groener, but it's conspicuously lacking in style for a tribute to performers whose considerable talents were matched by even greater reservoirs of that ineffable commodity.
So doctors implanted a battery near Twiggy's spinal injury.