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Definition of Ramify

  • To divide into branches or subdivisions; as, to ramify an art, subject, scheme.
  • To shoot, or divide, into branches or subdivisions, as the stem of a plant.
  • To be divided or subdivided, as a main subject.
  • divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
  • grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
  • have or develop complicating consequences

How to use ramify in a sentence. Ramify pronunciation.

So also in the body, the human spirit is operator, and from the central station of the brain, nerves ramify, go through the whole body to all the different muscles.
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All that they have in common is the entrance-door and the goods-passage, which ramifies in the ground and leads to different groups of cells, each the property of one mother.
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Originally the reverse was doubtless true, for in the existing delta of the Mississippi those clays in which the innumerable roots of the deciduous cypress and other swamp trees ramify in all directions are seen to withstand far more effectually the undermining power of the river, or of the sea at the base of the delta, than do beds of loose sand or layers of mud not supporting trees.
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In one place the lava ramifies and terminates in thin veins, from a few feet to a few inches in thickness (see Figure 601).
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Most of the other cutaneous glands give out buds and ramify; thus, for instance, the lachrymal glands of the upper eye-lid that secrete tears (Figure 2.286), and the sebaceous glands which secrete the fat in the skin and generally open into the hair-follicles.
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The first structure of this large and elaborate gland is a very simple cone in the epidermis, which penetrates into the corium and ramifies.
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These gradually ramify, their ducts become hollow and larger, and rich masses of fat accumulate between the lobes.
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Their protoplasmic body resembles the stellate cells of osseous tissue (astrocytes), and behaves just like a rhizopod (such as Gromia); it sends out numbers of stellate processes all round, which ramify and stretch into the surrounding food-yelk.
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Other vessels grow into the body-wall and ramify in order to convey blood to it.
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A bunch of root-like processes hangs from one side, and the extremities of these are seen to ramify in delicate films through the living tissues of the crab.
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The first one of this class of words he employed almost shocked me, and I never forgot it; 'twas "ramify.
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Philip knew these relatives well: they ramify, if need be, all over the peninsula.
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Antonyms: unforgiving, implacable. forgo, v. omit, relinquish, let slip. fork, n. fourchette; divarication, branch, crotch; prong, tine; pew, grain. fork, v. ramify, branch, divaricate.
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The sclerotic is lined with a highly pigmented membrane, the choroid, and this is turn is lined in the back half of the eyeball with the nearly transparent retina, in which the fibers of the optic nerve ramify.
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Examples of Ramify

Example #1
When this vitalizing fluid of which we are speaking traverses the nervous system, the Ego may send his commands to the muscles and cause them to move but if the vital fluid for any reason does not flow into a certain part of the body such as an arm or a limb, then the spirit is powerless to move that part of the body and we say that it is paralyzed.
Example #2
We may even have operators ready at the keys, but until electric fluid is turned into our wires, the telegraph keys will refuse to click.
Example #3
Even so, in the blocks of flats in our large towns, one door, one hall and one staircase lead to different floors or different portions of a floor where each family retains its isolation and its independence.
Example #4
Each mother occupies herself only with her own eggs, builds cells and gathers honey only for her own larvae, without concerning herself in any way with the upbringing of the others' grubs.
Example #5
It is obvious that if this sand or mud be afterwards consolidated and turned to sandstone and hard shale, it would be the least destructible.
Example #6
These root-bearing beds have been found under all the coal-seams, and such old soils are at present the most destructible masses in the whole cliff, the sandstones and laminated shales being harder and more capable of resisting the action of the waves and the weather.