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Branch

An operation in a foreign country incorporated in the home country.

Branch

1. An office or subsidiary of a company that exists and conducts operations in a country other than the one in which the company is headquartered. See also: MNC.

2. A semi-independent office of a bank. For example, a bank may have five branches in a city where account holders can make deposits and withdrawals and conduct other business at the place most convenient for them.
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Branching dichotomous-alternated, widely spreading, branchlets curved, not forcipate, in the middle part 300-380 [micro]m in diam.
The number of the spines per 10 um long dendrite from randomly chosen terminal branchlets was counted with an ocular micrometer at 1000x.
Their latest 'Micro Propagation' technique of using emerging branchlets from mature culms is one of the most successful and cheapest methods to establish a bamboo plantation.
Irvingia gabonesis (ogbono) is a wild seed bearing many fruit plant that grows to a height of 15-40m and has a dense, compact crown, branchlets ending in narrow, curved stipular sheath covering the leaf bud.
Variation in plant height, foliage density, leaf surface area, number of leaves, branchlets, number and type of inflorescence can affect the abundance and distribution of foliage-dwelling spiders (Evans, 1997; Souza and Martins, 2005; Corcuera et al.
SC short (only reaching level of M and CuA forks), almost straight, with three oblique, spaced, almost straight, visible preapical branchlets (probably only one or none missing).
The focus of this study is Caribbean members of the genus Pseudopterogorgia (Alcyonacea: Gorgoniidae), Like all of the gorgoniids, individuals in this genus form plumelike colonies consisting of central branches and smaller side branches, branchlets, all of which are supported by an axis composed of gorgonin (solidified collagen) (Goldberg, 1976).
The plant forms tight clusters of grape sized rhizomes and displays trailing stems that support cladophylls that are not leaves but actually branchlets with the tiny leaves appearing in the axils with small white aromatic flowers that transform into the pea-size red berries that are poisonous to humans and domestic animals.
Botanically, Rhus natalensis is a shrub 2-3 m high or a small tree up to 8 m tall; bark of the branchlets greyish or white and older ones dull grey, lenticillate and rough.
Infructescence paniculate, elongated, conical, 9,5 cm in the widest portion, with fruiting branchlets 4, 2-5 cm long, minutely puberulent; floral bracts flat in the base of the fruit, 3 mm long, ca.