Pronunciation: (är'bur vī'tē), [key] Anat.
a treelike appearance in a vertical section of the cerebellum, due to the arrangement of the white and gray nerve tissues.
Pronunciation: (är"bur-vī'tē), [key]
1. any of several ornamental or timber-producing evergreen trees belonging to the genus Thuja, of the cypress family, native to North America and eastern Asia, having a scaly bark and scalelike leaves on branchlets.
2. Anat.See arbor vitae.
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