- formed or marked like a dendrite.
- of a branching form; arborescent.
Origin of dendritic
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Related Wordsdecorative, blooming, flowery, sylvan, verdant, botanic, dendritic, efflorescent, herbaceous
Examples from the Web for dendritic
Usually the metal is arborescent, dendritic, filiform, moss-like or laminar.
The main streams are tortuous, and their dendritic tributaries have cut the region into ridges.
Dendritic: applied to the branched nerve cells in the mushroom bodies of the pro-cerebrum.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
At other times it is found in dendritic shapes, or arborescences, resulting from minute crystals implanted upon each other.
The zoœcia are not distinct from one another, but in dendritic forms the zoarium is divided irregularly by chitinous partitions.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa
Word Origin and History for dendritic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.
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