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arborization

[‚är·bə·rə′zā·shən]
(biology)
A treelike arrangement, such as a branched dendrite or axon.
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Par exemple, une abondante litterature animale a montre que le degre de plasticite fonctionnelle d'une cellule nerveuse correspond souvent a la complexite de son arborisation dendritique (Spruston, 2008), structure privilegiee dans l'etablissement de contacts synaptiques.
The lack of interest for massive arborisation, the inefficiency of the state authorities in maintaining the wealth thus created (proof of which are the forest fires that raged the hillside areas in the absence of the former owners), the rural communities' protests against the occupation of 'their' lands, the artificial, not to say parasitic, nature of the management carried out by many local authorities, all this gave way, with the advent of political changes towards democratic practices, to a number of legislative initiatives seeking to hand back the Montes and Baldios to the local communities.
4-7) Unlike PA-VSD, patients with the standard type of TOF with pulmonary atresia have pulmonary arteries that are usually normal in size with normal peripheral pulmonary arborisation.
Arborisation Pattern and Postsynaptic Targets of Physiologically Identified Thalamocortical Afferents in Striate Cortex of the Macaque Monkey.
The first four Colloques Medecine et Recherche in the series "Deciphering the vascular tree", organised by La Fondation Ipsen, were dedicated to the origin and regeneration of the vascular tree (2004), to the apoptosis of heart and vascular cells (2005), to inflammation (2006) and to the arborisation of the vascular system (2007).