First Known Use of ramification
RAMIFICATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ramification for English Language Learners
: something that is the result of an action, decision, etc.
RAMIFICATION Defined for Kids
Definition of ramification for Students
: something that is the result of something else <Our committee will study the ramifications of the change.>
Medical Definition of ramification
1: the act or process of branching; specifically : the mode of arrangement of branches
2: a branch or offshoot from a main stock or channel <the ramification of an artery>; also : the resulting branched structure <make visible the whole ramification of the dendrite>
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