[ den-droid ]
/ ˈdɛn drɔɪd /
treelike; branching like a tree; arborescent.
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Also den·droi·dal [den-droid-l] /dɛnˈdrɔɪd l/.
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Example sentences from the Web for dendroid
Dendroid: tree or shrub-like: branching like a tree or shrub.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
Ragged, dendroid stems arise, dissipated above into a network most intricate, a "pleached arbor" if you please.
The sporophores are inclined to be simple, stipitate and dendroid.
British Dictionary definitions for dendroid
/ (ˈdɛndrɔɪd) /
freely branching; arborescent; treelike
(esp of tree ferns) having a tall trunklike stem
Word Origin for dendroid
C19: from Greek dendroeidēs like a tree
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Medical definitions for dendroid
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