furcation

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fur·cate

 (fûr′kāt′)
intr.v. fur·cat·ed, fur·cat·ing, fur·cates
To divide into branches; fork.
adj.
Divided into branches; forked.

[Late Latin furcātus, forked, from Latin furca, fork.]

fur′cate′ly adv.
fur·ca′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furcation - the place where something divides into branches
angular shape, angularity - a shape having one or more sharp angles
bifurcation - the place where something divides into two branches
ramification, branch, leg - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
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Every 6 weeks, levels of gingivitis and periodontitis were assessed around the whole surface of each individual tooth by measuring periodontal probing depth, gingival recession and furcation exposure.