Something brought about by a cause
The process of branching
A result of ramification, sense 1
A derived effect
The arrangement of the flowers on the axis, or the ramification of the floral axis, is called the inflorescence.
In February 1846, however, an insurrection broke out in Cracow, apparently a ramification of a widely spread conspiracy throughout Poland.
In its lowest parts this plain barely keeps above sea-level, but it rises gradually towards the interior, terminating in a ramification of valleys.
The unexpected ramification made the buyers hesitant about signing the lease.
He clearly did not think of the inevitable ramification for his unwise action.