[ den-drit-ik ]
/ dɛnˈdrɪt ɪk /


formed or marked like a dendrite.
of a branching form; arborescent.
Also den·drit·i·cal.

Origin of dendritic

First recorded in 1795–1805; dendrite + -ic

Related forms

den·drit·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for dendritic


[ dĕn-drĭtĭk ]


Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.
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