[ ahr-ber-uh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɑr bər əˈzeɪ ʃən /
a treelike appearance, as in certain minerals or fossils.
Anatomy. the branchlike appearance characteristic of certain nerve-cell outgrowths.
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Words nearby arborization
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The arborization of the metal as it spreads out from the main shaft of the hinge is beautifully decorative in effect.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for arborization
/ (ˌɑːbəraɪˈzeɪʃən) /
a branching treelike appearance in certain fossils and minerals
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Medical definitions for arborization
[ är′bər-ĭ-zā′shən ]
The treelike terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessels.
The leaflike pattern formed under certain conditions by a dried smear of cervical mucus.
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