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ramose

[ rey-mohs, ruh-mohs ]
/ ˈreɪ moʊs, rəˈmoʊs /
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adjective

having many branches.
branching.

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Origin of ramose

1680–90; <Latin rāmōsus full of boughs, equivalent to rām(us) branch (see ramus) + -ōsus-ose1

OTHER WORDS FROM ramose

ra·mose·ly, adverbra·mos·i·ty [ruh-mos-i-tee], /rəˈmɒs ɪ ti/, nounmul·ti·ra·mose, adjectivesub·ra·mose, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ramose

ramose

ramous (ˈreɪməs)

/ (ˈreɪməʊs, ræˈməʊs) /

adjective

having branches

Derived forms of ramose

ramosely or ramously, adverbramosity (ræˈmɒsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for ramose

C17: from Latin rāmōsus, from rāmus branch
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Medical definitions for ramose

ramose
[ rāmōs′, rə-mōs ]

adj.

Having many branches; branching.
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