dendro-, dendr-, dendri-, -dendria, -dendrite, -dendritic, -dendra, -dendron
(Greek: trees, tree-like structures)
The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life activity; it provides protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axeman who destroys it.
2. The science of tree-ring analysis and its implications.
3. In archaeology, a method of dating wooden objects by analyzing the pattern of their annual rings and comparing this pattern to an established tree-ring sequence for the region.
2. The study of past climates by the examination of the annual growth rings in (ancient) timber.
It contains only one genus, Dendrocygna, which consists of eight species. These species are the whistling ducks and they have a worldwide distribution through the tropics and subtropics. These ducks have distinctive whistling calls.
2. A branched diagram representing the apparent similarity or relationship between taxa; especially, on the basis of their observed overall similarity rather than on their phylogeny.
2. In biology, a branching diagram used to show relationships between members of a group.
3. A family tree with the oldest common ancestor at the base, and branches for various divisions of lineage.
4. An instrument used to measure the periodical variations in the size of tree trunks.