1. In biology, thriving in trees; living in orchards.
2. Growing on or twining around trees.
3. Loving trees so much as to live in them [people who live in tree houses?].
dendrophobia (s) (noun)
, dendrophobias (pl)
An excessive fear of trees: Dendrophobia
may be related to a terror that one might be injured or killed in a forest by falling branches of a fir or other conifers, or that a fir might fall over onto someone walking there.
Another dendrophobia can be caused by experiencing extensive damage to homes, cars, and property when tall perennial woody plants fall over during a storm.
In mycology, a hypha or filament that branches out on trees; found in fungi belonging to the family Cyphellaceae.
Growing on trees or existing on trees.
Literally, "milk tree" and generally known as a "cow tree".
A tree (Galactodendron utile or Brosimum Galactodendron) of South America, which when cut provides a "nourishing fluid" that is similar to milk.
A reference to one of an extinct family of trees allied to the modern club mosses, and including Lepidodendron and its allies.
A genus of fossil trees of the Devonian and Carboniferous ages, having the exterior marked with scars, mostly in quincunx order, produced by the separation of the leafstalks.
1. A genus of evergreen shrubs from the Cape of Good Hope, having handsome foliage. Leucadendron argenteum is the silverboom of the colonists.
2. A large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts.
Coral; so called from its resembling a petrified branch.
Tissue consisting of glial cells with sheet-like processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers; also, oligodendroglia.
oligodendroglia (s) (noun)
, oligodendroglias (pl)
1. Neuroglia consisting of cells similar to but smaller than astrocytes, found in the central nervous system and associated with the formation of myelin.
2. A class of neuroglial (macroglial) cells in the central nervous system.
3. Etymology: from Greek, literally meaning, "few tree cells".
The important function of these cells is the formation of insulating myelin sheaths of axons in the central nervous system.
In medicine, surrounding the dendrites.
One who has a special fondness for trees.