Pronunciation: (ram"u-fi-kā'shun),[key] —n. 1. the act or process of ramifying.
2. a branch: ramifications of a nerve. 3. a related or derived subject, problem, etc.; outgrowth; consequence; implication: The new tax law proved to have many ramifications unforeseen by the lawmakers. 4. Bot. a. a structure formed of branches.
b. a configuration of branching parts.