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Synonyms for treelike

resembling a tree in form and branching structure

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Zubieta's conjecture on the enumeration of corners in treelike tableaux.
Treelike magnetic fields, deeply rooted within the sun and stretching far into its atmosphere, might explain why the solar corona is millions of degrees hotter than the sun's surface.
At the heart of the labia of the saffron-yellow Basanti, 1994, hang three flaccid but prominent trunk-like tubes, and Vruksha Nata, 1991-92, consists of a trio of tall, treelike forms whose upright vigor is compromised by unfurling, splitting, and drooping.
In an investigation of postmodern cultures and their effect on the functioning of the liturgy he prefers the analogy of the rhizome (which he defines as "a horizontal network of randomly connected roots") over the modernist analogy of a "vertical, treelike structure with firm root systems, trunks, and branching extensions.
When Peter learns the orb has the power to destroy the universe, he teams up with a crew of renegades - assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana), raccoon Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), his treelike sidekick Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) and warrior Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) - to repel Ronan and his fearsome henchman Korath (Djimon Hounsou).
In short, he's an irresistible Disney supporting player, one who will give Groot, the soulful treelike alien of "Guardians of the Galaxy,'' a run for sidekick-of-the-year.
This suggests that the cell body seems to represent ongoing experience, while dendrites, the treelike branches of a neuron, help to store that experience as a memory.
Using a treelike function, they can drill down into each region, to individual salespeople.
To evade Ronan, Quill enters an uneasy truce with a group of misfits Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper), a genetically engineered, bountyhunting raccoon; Groot (voice of Vin Diesel), a treelike humanoid; Gamora (Zoe Saldana), a famed, greenskinned assassin; and Drax, the Destroyer (WWE wrestler Dave Bautista).
Bananas are treelike perennial herbs of great social and economic importance.
Phylogenetic relationships of the chicken populations under investigation were presented in a treelike form with a root utilizing three methods for constructing phylogenetic trees from molecular sequencing data (Nei and Kumar, 2000) (Figs.
Together with sculptor Berlinde de Bruyckere, Coetzee has created a masterpiece of mood, a sepulchral space where a shattered, treelike form rests in the darkness like a fallen giant.
Permutations of size n with exactly j disjoint cycles are in bijection with treelike tableaux of size n with exactly j points in their first row (a consequence of Theorem 4.