arborization

noun
ar·​bor·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌär-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce arborization (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Arborization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arborization. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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arborization

noun
ar·​bo·​ri·​za·​tion
variants: or British arborisation \ ˌär-​bə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce arborisation (audio) \

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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