trifurcation
noun see trifurcate

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  • trifurcation — [tʀifyʀkɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1762; du lat. trifurcus « qui a trois pointes », d après bifurcation. → Trifourchu. ❖ ♦ Rare. Division en trois branches. || Trifurcation d un tronc d arbre, d une route …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • trifurcation — 1. A division into three branches. 2. The area where the tooth roots divide into three distinct portions. [tri + L. furca, fork] * * * tri·fur·ca·tion .trī fər kā shən n division into three branches <trifurcation of a blood vessel> * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • trifurcation — See trifurcate. * * * …   Universalium

  • trifurcation — noun A division into three branches. Syn: branching, fork, forking See Also: bifurcation …   Wiktionary

  • trifurcation — (tri fur ka sion) s. f. Division d un tronc en trois. •   Des noeuds qui sont aux trifurcations des branches, BONNET Consid. corps org. Oeuv. t. V, p. 415, dans POUGENS …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • trifurcation — n. division into three forks or branches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trifurcation — tri·fur·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • trifurcation — noun the act of splitting into three branches • Derivationally related forms: ↑trifurcate • Hypernyms: ↑branching, ↑ramification, ↑fork, ↑forking * * * noun see trifurcate II …   Useful english dictionary

  • trifurcate — trifurcation, n. /truy ferr kayt, truy feuhr kayt /; adj. also /truy ferr kit, truy feuhr /, v., trifurcated, trifurcating, adj. v.i. 1. to divide into three forks or branches. adj. 2. Also, trifurcated. divided into three forks or branches.… …   Universalium

  • Posterior communicating artery — Infobox Artery Name = Posterior communicating artery Latin = arteria cerebri communicans posterior GraySubject = 146 GrayPage = 573 Caption = Schematic representation of the arterial circle and arteries of the brain. The posterior communicating… …   Wikipedia

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