- a structure formed of branches.
- a configuration of branching parts.
Origin of ramification
Examples from the Web for ramifications
Getting students to games clearly has ramifications beyond the walls of the stadium.How The University of Wisconsin Badgers Are Bucking the Big Ten Ticket Flop|Brian Weidy|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You saw the ramifications of that shooting impact our hero and the other characters throughout the season.
And we never really played out the idea of the ramifications of all these arms they sell.
The weight of the low bar for conviction has ramifications that extend far beyond campus.
“You have a low standard that is at best flawed, and you have a lifetime of ramifications,” says Miltenberg.
This is precisely what is now taking place in all the ramifications of the great Spanish family.Roman Catholicism in Spain|Anonymous
The ramifications of these series freely anastomose with corresponding vessels of the opposite side.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
These branches of the vagus are probably partially preserved in the ramifications of the intestinal stem of the vagus (Gegenbaur).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Miss Greene knew the theme in all of its ramifications and parts—its history, its difficulties, its dangers, its ultimate hopes.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7|Elbert Hubbard
Stalk short, inserted in a deep funnel-shaped cavity, which is lined with ramifications of russet.British Pomology|Robert Hogg
1670s, "a branching out," from French ramification, from ramifier (see ramify). Transferred sense of "outgrowth, consequence" first recorded 1755. Related: Ramifications.