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Word: ramification

Definition: branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision


Sentences Containing 'ramification'

In some cases where two fibers are apparently connected with a cell, one of the fibers is really derived from an adjoining nerve cell and is passing to end in a ramification around the ganglion cell, or, again, it may be coiled helically around the nerve process which is issuing from the cell.

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