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dendriform

[den-druh-fawrm]
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adjective
  1. treelike in form.

Origin of dendriform

First recorded in 1840–50; dendri- + -form
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Examples from the Web for dendriform

Historical Examples

  • Dendriform, den′dri-form, adj. having the appearance of a tree.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

    Various

  • Tracheae are developed which are dendriform and with spiral thickening of their lining.


British Dictionary definitions for dendriform

dendriform

adjective
  1. branching or treelike in appearance
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dendriform in Medicine

dendriform

(dĕndrə-fôrm′)
adj.
  1. Being tree-shaped, branching.
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