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dendritic

 [den-drit´ik]
1. branched like a tree.
2. pertaining to or possessing dendrites.

den·drit·ic

(den-drit'ik),
1. Synonym(s): dendriform
2. Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.

dendritic

/den·drit·ic/ (den-drit´ik)
1. branched like a tree.
2. pertaining to or possessing dendrites.

dendritic

(dĕn-drĭt′ĭk) also

dendritical

(-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a dendrite.
2. Of or relating to a dendritic cell.
3. Dendriform.

den·drit′i·cal·ly adv.

dendritic

[dendrit′ik]
1 treelike, with branches that spread toward or into neighboring tissues, as dendritic keratitis.
2 pertaining to a dendrite.

den·drit·ic

(den-drit'ik)
1. Synonym(s): dendriform.
2. Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.

dendrite

(den'drit?) [Gr. dendrites, pert. to a tree]
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DENDRITES
A short spike-shaped cell process. The term usually refers to the branched, tapering cell processes of neurons. Incoming synapses form on the neuronal dendrites, which often arborize, sometimes extensively. Synonym: dendron See: illustration

extracapsular dendrite

A dendrite of a neuron of autonomic ganglia that pierces the capsule surrounding the cell and extends for a considerable distance from the cell body.

intracapsular dendrite

A dendrite of a neuron of autonomic ganglia that branches beneath the capsule of the ganglion, forming a network about the cell body.
dendritic (den-drit'ik), adjective

Dendritic

Branched like a tree.
Mentioned in: Histiocytosis X

dendritic

1. branched like a tree.
2. pertaining to or possessing dendrites.

dendritic cell
see dendritic cell.
dendritic reticular cell
cells in lymph nodes participating in the provision of immune responses.
dendritic zone
region of the neuron subjected to excitatory and inhibitory stimulation.
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