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English definition of “branches”

branches

noun [plural] /ˈbrɑːntʃ.ɪz/ US  /ˈbræn.tʃɪz/ specialized
a group of nerves that work together for a specific purpose, for example, the facial nerve branches that control the muscles used to make different expressions with the faceSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of branches noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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