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intr.v. ar·bo·rized, ar·bo·riz·ing, ar·bo·riz·es
To have or produce branching formations, as the bronchial tubes of the lungs.

[From Latin arbor, tree.]


(ˈɑːbəˌraɪz) or


to give, or take on, a treelike branched appearanceto produce treelike branched formations
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Verb1.arborize - branch out like treesarborize - branch out like trees; "nerve fibers arborize"
furcate, branch, fork, ramify, separate - divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks"
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The tumor is composed of a complex, arborizing, and interwoven papillary architecture, usually showing hyalinized fibrovascular cores (figure 1).
When urothelial dysplasia is present in conjunction with the narrow mucosal folds and rare arborizing papillae of a UPUMP, some urologic pathologists will diagnose an "early" noninvasive low-grade papillary urothelial carcinoma, particularly in patients with a history of urothelial carcinoma, as these lesions likely represent a recurrence of the patient's known bladder cancer.
Histopathology was characterized by sheets of neoplastic cells with arborizing pattern of fibrovascular network.
They lack the characteristic arborizing vasculature and the areas of hyalinization characteristic of low grade ESS.
Slit lamp examination showed arborizing conjunctival vessels and dryness in both eyes.
The clear cells with Nuclear Furhmann grade III nuclei, separated by arborizing capillaries, corresponded to clear cell (Conventional) renal cell carcinoma (Fig-2).
Microscopically, the masses in the coelomic inlet were composed of neoplastic polygonal cells that formed arborizing, papillary projections overlying a fibrovascular core that contained scattered lymphocytes and plasma cells.
Myxoid/round cell liposarcoma is characterized by large cells, sometimes epithelioid and the presence of a network of arborizing blood vessels.
Hamartomatous polyps revealed typical morphology of Peutz-jeghers polyps with presence of arborizing smooth muscle bundles in the lamina propria.
TABLE Clinical types of basal cell carcinoma and dermoscopic findings CLINICAL TYPE DERMOSCOPIC FINDINGS NOTES Nodular (including Arborizing (tree-like ** Most common type noduloulcerative branching) ** Small lesions and cystic) telangiectasias easily missed ** Can be difficult to differentiate from irritated seborrheic keratosis, sebaceous hyperplasia, and "Wart" on a Dermoscopy of lesion numerous other supraclavicular at left, clearly papular lesions area--note pearly showing arborized ** If pigmented, look translucency of telangiectatic for findings of nodular basal cell vessels.
Arborizing capillaries and at least focal microcalcifications (Figure 3, C) are usually present.
Arborizing pattern was seen in 26 cases (60%) on power Doppler imaging.