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: the point or area at which something divides into two branches or parts : the point at which bifurcating occurs
Inflammation may occlude the bifurcation of the trachea.
: the state of being divided into two branches or parts : the act of bifurcating
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divarication, divergence, divergency, separation
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1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
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