Definitions for "Ramification"
The process of branching, or the development of branches or offshoots from a stem; also, the mode of their arrangement.
A small branch or offshoot proceeding from a main stock or channel; as, the ramifications of an artery, vein, or nerve.
ramus = a branch + facere = to make; branching.
The production of branchlike figures.
a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"
A division into principal and subordinate classes, heads, or departments; also, one of the subordinate parts; as, the ramifications of a subject or scheme.