arborization

noun ar·bor·i·za·tion \ ˌär-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of arborization

: formation of or into an arborescent figure arrangement; also : such a figure or arrangement (such as a dendritic process of a neuron)

First Known Use of arborization

1784

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arborization

noun ar·bo·ri·za·tion
variants: or British arborisation play \ˌär-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

medical Definition of arborization

: a treelike figure or arrangement of branching parts; especially : a treelike part or process (as a dendrite) of a nerve cell
  • the terminal arborization of an axon

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