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dendriform

[ den-druh-fawrm ]

adjective

  1. treelike in form.


dendriform

/ ˈdɛndrɪˌfɔːm /

adjective

  1. branching or treelike in appearance


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dendriform1

First recorded in 1840–50; dendri- + -form

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Example Sentences

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

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

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