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dendritic

[den-drit-ik]
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adjective
  1. formed or marked like a dendrite.
  2. of a branching form; arborescent.
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Also den·drit·i·cal.

Origin of dendritic

First recorded in 1795–1805; dendrite + -ic
Related formsden·drit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words

decorative, blooming, flowery, sylvan, verdant, botanic, dendritic, efflorescent, herbaceous

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Word Origin and History for dendritic

adj.

1816; see dendrite + -ic.

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dendritic in Medicine

dendritic

(dĕn-drĭtĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.
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