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Arborization \Ar`bor*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. arborisation, fr. L. arbor tree.] The appearance or figure of a tree or plant, as in minerals or fossils; a dendrite.


n. 1 Any branching, treelike shape or formation 2 The formation of such a shape or formation

Usage examples of "arborization".

The arborization of the nerve cells’ dendrites and the supporting microglia cells had been increasing at an exponential rate, with hundreds of thousands of new synaptic connections arising every hour.