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den·drit·ic

 (dĕn-drĭt′ĭk) also den·drit·i·cal (-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.

den•drit•ic

(dɛnˈdrɪt ɪk)

also den•drit′i•cal,



adj.
1. of or like a dendrite.
2. dendriform.
[1795–1805]
den•drit′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.dendritic - (neuroscience) of or relating to or resembling a dendrite; "dendritic fiber"
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