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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ram·i·fi·ca·tion /ˌræməfəˈkeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ram·i·fi·ca·tion /ˌræməfəˈkeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·i·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement.
 2. A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; as, the ramifications of an artery, vein, or nerve.
 3. A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts; as, the ramifications of a subject or scheme.
 4. The production of branchlike figures.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of branching out or dividing into branches [syn: branching,
            fork, forking]
      2: a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of
         the branches"; "they took the south fork" [syn: branch,
         fork, leg]
      3: a development that complicates a situation; "the court's
         decision had many unforeseen ramifications" [syn: complication]
      4: an arrangement of branching parts