arborescent

adjective ar·bo·res·cent \ ˌär-bə-ˈre-sᵊnt \

Definition of arborescent

: resembling a tree in properties, growth, structure, or appearance

arborescence

play \-sᵊn(t)s\ noun

First Known Use of arborescent

1675


Medical Dictionary

arborescent

adjective ar·bo·res·cent \ ˌär-bə-ˈres-ᵊnt \

medical Definition of arborescent

: resembling a tree in growth, structure, or appearance


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