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  • treelike — adjective Having some characteristics of a tree …   Wiktionary

  • treelike — Synonyms and related words: V shaped, Y shaped, arborary, arboreal, arboreous, arborescent, arboresque, arborical, arboriform, biforked, bifurcate, bifurcated, branched, branching, branchlike, bushlike, bushy, citrous, coniferous, crotched,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • treelike — adj arboreal, arborescent, arboreous, dendroid, dendritic, dendriform, tree shaped; branched, branchlike, ramose, ramous, ramiform …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • treelike — adjective resembling a tree in form and branching structure arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda dendriform sponges • Syn: ↑arboreal, ↑arboreous, ↑arborescent, ↑arboresque, ↑arboriform, ↑d …   Useful english dictionary

  • arborescent — treelike …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tree — treelike, adj. /tree/, n., v., treed, treeing. n. 1. a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground. 2. any of various shrubs,… …   Universalium

  • arbor — In anatomy, a treelike structure with branchings. [L. tree] a. vitae [TA] the arborescent appearance of gray and white matter in sagittal sections of the cerebellum. a. vitae uteri SYN: palmate folds of cervical canal, under fold. * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Native elements — ▪ Table Native elements name colour lustre Mohs hardness specific gravity habit or form allemontite tin white; reddish gray metallic 3–4 5.8–6.2 kidneylike masses amalgam gold amalgam yellowish metallic 15.5 lumps or grains moschellandsbergite… …   Universalium

  • arborization — 1. The terminal branching of nerve fibers or blood vessel s in a branching treelike pattern. 2. The branched pattern formed under certain conditions by a dried smear of cervical mucus. * * * ar·bo·ri·za·tion or Brit ar·bo·ri·sa·tion …   Medical dictionary

  • Dendroid — Den droid, Dendroidal Den*droid al, a. [Gr. ? treelike; de ndron tree + e i^dos form: cf. F. dendro[ i]de.] Resembling a shrub or tree in form; treelike; branching. Syn: arboreal, arboreous, arborescent, arboresque, arboriform, dendriform,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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