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ramification

 
Noun ramification has 4 senses
  1. branching, ramification, fork, forking - the act of branching out or dividing into branches
    --1 is a kind of division
    --1 has particulars: bifurcation; trifurcation; divarication; fibrillation
    Derived forms: verb ramify2, verb ramify3
  2. branch, fork, leg, ramification - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"; "they took the south fork"
    --2 is a kind of subfigure
    --2 is a part of furcation, forking
    --2 has particulars: bifurcation; brachium
    Derived forms: verb ramify2, verb ramify3
  3. complication, ramification - a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"
    --3 is a kind of development
    Derived form: verb ramify1
  4. ramification - an arrangement of branching parts
    --4 is a kind of
    placement, arrangement
    Derived forms: verb ramify2, verb ramify3
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