arborization

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

Definition of arborization

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

arborization

noun ar·bo·ri·za·tion
variants: or British

arborisation

\ˌär-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of arborization

  1. :  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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