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arborescence

[¦är·bə¦res·əns]
(biology)
The state of being treelike in form and appearance.
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The tilting nature of the entire place destabilizes the arborescent paradigm and reveals the vibrant, rhizomatic form of the gods.
Aggregations of the black corals were recorded at three different transects at El Toro; several specimens of the fan-shaped species at 91 m (T6: 29.366[degrees]S, 71.528[degrees]W) and 107 m (T7: 29.367[degrees]S, 71.534[degrees]W), and the more arborescent species was found at 70 m (T12: 29.365[degrees]S, 71.523[degrees]W).
The maximum number of seeds produced per cone within southern African Encephalartos species (data are not available for all African species) tends to be lowest in the subterranean- and semi-subterranean-stemmed taxa, and highest in the large arborescent species.
Arzimanoglu, "Bilateral arborescent lipoma of the knee," The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol.
The diagnosis is typically made by histological features of hyperkeratosis, arborescent papillomatosis, acanthosis, and prominent koilocytosis with nuclear pleomorphism [2].
Joshua tree is an iconic, widespread arborescent succulent of the Mojave Desert.
Such is the case with cultural nationalism, whose closed off conceptualization of society parallels the Deleuzian notion of "tree logic", or a politics where the "channels of transmission are preestablished: the arborescent system preexists the individual, who is integrated into it and allotted a place" (Deleuze 16).
The defining morphologic feature of these lesions is the presence of arborescent fibrovascular cores that support epithelial proliferation.
Sustainability and higher education: From arborescent to rhizomatic thinking.
Arzimanoglu, "Bilateral arborescent lipoma of the knee," The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery--American Volume, vol.