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den·drite

 (dĕn′drīt′)
n.
1.
a. A mineral crystallizing in another mineral in the form of a branching or treelike mark.
b. A rock or mineral bearing such a mark or marks.
2. A branched protoplasmic extension of a nerve cell that conducts impulses from adjacent cells inward toward the cell body. A single nerve may possess many dendrites. Also called dendron.

dendrite

(ˈdɛndraɪt)
n
1. (Anatomy) Also called: dendron any of the short branched threadlike extensions of a nerve cell, which conduct impulses towards the cell body
2. (Minerals) a branching mosslike crystalline structure in some rocks and minerals
3. (Minerals) a crystal that has branched during growth and has a treelike form
[C18: from Greek dendritēs relating to a tree]
dendritic, denˈdritical adj
denˈdritically adv

den•drite

(ˈdɛn draɪt)

n.
1.
a. a branching figure or marking, resembling moss or a shrub or tree in form, found on or in certain stones or minerals due to the presence of a foreign material.
b. any arborescent crystalline growth.
2. any branching process of a neuron that conducts impulses toward the cell body.
[1720–30; < Greek dendritēs pertaining to a tree =déndr(on) tree + -ītēs -ite1]

den·drite

(dĕn′drīt′)
1. Any of several parts branching from the body of a nerve cell that receive and transmit nerve impulses.
2. A mineral that has a branching crystal pattern. Dendrites often form within or on the surface of other minerals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dendrite - short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neurondendrite - short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron
nerve fiber, nerve fibre - a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
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dendrite

nDendrit m

den·drite

n. dendrita, prolongación protoplasmática de la célula de un nervio que recibe los impulsos nerviosos.
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