dendritic

[den-drit-ik]

adjective

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 formsden·drit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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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.

Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.
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