Definition of ramose in English:
Having branches; branched: ramose corals
More example sentences
- One of these species, a ramose form with thin branches, was not found in the coral reef zone lower in the section.
- The coral reef horizon is 19 m thick and, based on observation of weathered exposures of some of the massive and ramose coral colonies, it probably had a meter or more of relief on its surface at the peak of reef development.
- As with ramose colonies, frondose forms were weakened when Sanctum laurentiensis mined out large chambers.
late 17th century: from Latin ramosus, from ramus 'branch'.
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