extracapsular dendrite


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extracapsular dendrite

Etymology: L, extra + capsula + Gk, dendron, tree
pertaining to dendrites of some autonomic nerves that penetrate the capsule boundary and extend some distance from the cell body.

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.
See also: dendrite
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