the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical
A branching, as of nerves or blood vessels.
A bony projection, particularly of the jaw, but also in the groin area, both subject to the maturing process of symphysis.
Origin: From ramus.
a branch; a projecting part or prominent process; a ramification
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rā′mus, n. a small spray or twig.—adjs. Rā′mal, Rā′meal, pertaining to a branch; Rā′mēous (bot.), belonging to, or growing on, a branch.—n. Ramificā′tion, division or separation into branches: a branch: a division or subdivision: (bot.) manner of producing branches.—adjs. Ram′ified, branched; Ramiflō′rous, flowering on the branches; Rā′miform (bot.), resembling a branch.—v.t. Ram′ify, to make or divide into branches.—v.i. to shoot into branches: to be divided or spread out:—pa.t. and pa.p. ram′ifīed.—adj. Ramip′arous, producing branches.—ns. Ram′ule, Ram′ulus, a small branch or artery.—adjs. Ramūlif′erous, Ram′ūlose, Ram′ūlous, having small branches.—n. Ramus′cūle, a branchlet. [L. ramus, a branch.]
The numerical value of ramus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of ramus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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