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dendriform

[ den-druh-fawrm ]
/ ˈdɛn drəˌfɔrm /
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adjective

treelike in form.

Nearby words

denbighshire, dench, dendr-, dendra, dendri-, dendriform, dendrimer, dendrite, dendritic, dendritic calculus, dendritic cell

Origin of dendriform

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

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

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6|Various
  • Dendriform, den′dri-form, adj. having the appearance of a tree.

British Dictionary definitions for dendriform

dendriform

/ (ˈdɛndrɪˌfɔːm) /

adjective

branching or treelike in appearance
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Medicine definitions for dendriform

dendriform

[ dĕndrə-fôrm′ ]

adj.

Being tree-shaped, branching.
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