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Synonyms for branch


branch off


  • turn off
  • deviate
  • change direction
  • leave the road
  • take a side road
  • take another road
  • quit the road
  • depart from the road

branch out

Synonyms for branch

something resembling or structurally analogous to a tree branch

an area of academic study that is part of a larger body of learning

a local unit of a business or an auxiliary controlled by such a business

a component of government that performs a given function

a part of a family, tribe, or other group, or of such a group's language, that is believed to stem from a common ancestor

a small stream

to separate into branches or branchlike parts

Synonyms for branch

a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

a part of a forked or branching shape

a natural consequence of development

a stream or river connected to a larger one

any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm


Related Words

grow and send out branches or branch-like structures

divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

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Lianas or scandent shrubs; branchlets cylindrical, striated, with lenticels, tomentose to glabrescent, without interpetiolar gland fields.
and could determine that the material does not correspond to the genus Crouania because the axial cells bear a whorl of four determinate branchlets, not three as in the genus Crouania.
Branchlets usually in three rows spirally twisted, 1-2 mm long, with simple branching inferiorly and trichotomous superiorly.
A loss of trophic factors may account for the preferential loss of distal branchlets during dendritic ageing (Quackenbush et al.
It is also used as a medicinal plant; the branchlets of this tree are used as toothbrushes, the root decoctions are taken orally to stop diarrhoea, the branch decoctions are administered orally for stomach upset, the leaves are used in treating coughs and stomach ache, the root decoction also forms part of a medicine for hookworms, and the leaf infusion is used in preparing a cough mixture.
The flower buds appear like jet-black mulberry fruits born tight to the developing branchlets, until each of their short stems develop and form panicles.
Variation in plant height, foliage density, leaf surface area, number of leaves and branchlets, and number and type of inflorescences, can affect the abundance and distribution of foliage-dwelling spiders (Hatley & MacMahon 1980; Evans 1997; Halaj et al.
ARIZONA CYPRESS (Cupressus arizonica) Native to central Arizona, this upright to pyramidal tree has scalelike branchlets that vary from green to blue-gray to silver, depending on variety.
5 cm in diameter, leafy, prominently grooved, bears dense, small, leafy branches and branchlets.
Stems flat in cross section; branchlets flattened, 4.
New branches will start at the end of the cut and number of branchlets will be produced.
Beth Uyehara of Reseda sent an e-mail about a jacaranda tree planted last October that is ``as tall as our mature apricot tree but looks like a pole with short leafy branchlets coming out all around it.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: 1/4" SCALE-LIKE leaves, appearing in WHORLS of 3 on many branchlets, grooved on the underside.
Cryptomeria japonica `Tansu': This attractive dwarf slowly forms a broad pyramid of mid-green, its ropelike branchlets clothed with needles that twist spirally around the stem.