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Shaped like or having the form of a tree.


(Botany) branching or treelike in appearance


(ˈdɛn drəˌfɔrm)

treelike in form.
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Adj.1.dendriform - resembling a tree in form and branching structuredendriform - resembling a tree in form and branching structure; "arborescent coral found off the coast of Bermuda"; "dendriform sponges"
branchy - having many branches; "a branchy tree trunk"
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Furthermore, a relation of Rota-Baxter algebras to dendriform algebras of Loday [11, Section 5] was explored in [5], [2].
We also initiate the investigation of dendriform coalgebra structures on matroids and introduce a monomial invariant which satisfy a convolution identity with respect to restriction and deletion.
Dendriform ossification, however, is more commonly described in this setting (Figure 8).
Moreover, one observed dendriform lamellae clusters in the outer zone, featuring the growth of many lamellae on the lateral surface of a lamellae at the center.