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dendrite

 [den´drīt]
any of the threadlike extensions of the cytoplasm of a neuron; they typically branch into treelike processes, and compose most of the receptive surface of a neuron.
Dendrites in a multipolar neuron. From Dorland's, 2000.

den·drite

(den'drīt),
1. One of the two types of branching protoplasmic processes of the nerve cell (the other being the axon). Synonym(s): dendritic process, dendron, neurodendrite, neurodendron
2. A crystalline treelike structure formed during the freezing of an alloy.
[G. dendritēs, relating to a tree]

dendron

/den·dron/ (den´dron) dendrite.

dendron

(dĕn′drŏn′)
n.

den·drite

(den'drīt)
1. One of the two types of branching protoplasmic processes of the nerve cell (the other being the axon).
Synonym(s): dendritic process, dendron, neurodendrite.
2. A crystalline treelike structure formed during the freezing of an alloy.
[G. dendritēs, relating to a tree]

dendron

See DENDRITE.

dendron

see DENDRITE.

dendron

dendrite.
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This experimental evidence showed that dendrons are approximately perpendicular to the column axis and was found in the XRD pattern of oriented samples of the whole copolymer series CP1--CP5.
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THE direct translation of rhodo is rose and dendron is tree and so, our stunning and spectacular rhododendron is a rose tree
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