Ramification

Definition of Ramification

Ram`i`fi`ca´tion   Pronunciation: răm`ĭ`fĭ`kā´shŭn
n.1.The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement.
2.A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; as, the ramifications of an artery, vein, or nerve.
3.A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts; as, the ramifications of a subject or scheme.
4.The production of branchlike figures.

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V, appendage, arborescence, arborization, arm, bifidity, biforking, bifurcation, bine, bipartition, bisection, bough, branchedness, branchiness, branching, branching off, burgeon, by two, complexity, complexness, complication, consequence, convolution, crabbedness, crotch, crutch, cutting in two, deadwood, delta, dichotomy, difficulty, dimidiation, divarication, division, effect, entanglement, fan, flagellum, fork, forking, frond, furcation, furcula, furculum, groin, halving, hand, imp, implication, in half, inguen, intricacy, intricateness, involution, involvement, joint, leg, limb, link, lobe, lobule, member, organ, outgrowth, perplexity, pinion, prong, ramage, runner, sarment, scion, shoot, slip, spear, spray, sprig, sprit, sprout, spur, stem, stolon, subdivision, subtlety, sucker, switch, tail, tanglement, technicality, tendril, thallus, treelikeness, trident, trifurcation, twig, upshot, wing, wishbone
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