Tree-shaped, or branching. SYN: arborescent, dendritic (1), dendroid. [G. dendron, tree, + L. forma, form]

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den·dri·form 'den-drə-.fȯrm adj resembling a tree in structure

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den·dri·form (denґdrĭ-form) arborescent.

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