dendrite: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (den'drīt), [key]
- a branching figure or marking, resembling moss or a shrub or tree in form, found on or in certain stones or minerals due to the presence of a foreign material.
- any arborescent crystalline growth.
- the branching process of a neuron that conducts impulses toward the cell. See diag. under
- dendrite (Thesaurus)