Medical Dictionary

dendrite

noun den·drite \ˈden-ˌdrīt\

Medical Definition of DENDRITE

:  any of the usually branching protoplasmic processes that conduct impulses toward the body of a nerve cell
den·drit·ic \den-ˈdrit-ik\ adjective

Illustration of DENDRITE

April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
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