dendritic
adjective Date: 1816 resembling or having dendrites ; branching like a tree <
a dendritic drainage system
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<
dendritic cells
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  • dendritic — DENDRÍTIC, Ă, dendritici, ce, adj. Care aparţine dendritei, cu dendrită, de dendrită. – Din fr. dendritique. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  dendrític adj. m., pl. dendrítici; f. sg. dendrítică, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Dendritic — Den*drit ic, Dendritical Den*drit ic*al, a. Pertaining to a dendrite, or to arborescent crystallization; having a form resembling a shrub or tree; arborescent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dendritic — 1816; see DENDRITE (Cf. dendrite) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dendritic — Referring to a dendrite, a short arm like protuberance from a nerve cell (a neuron). Dendrites from neurons next to one another are tipped by synapses (tiny transmitters and receivers for chemical messages between the cells). The word dendritic… …   Medical dictionary

  • dendritic — dendrite ► NOUN ▪ a short extension of a nerve cell that conducts impulses to the cell body. DERIVATIVES dendritic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek dendrit s tree like …   English terms dictionary

  • dendritic — tree like, branching. Used in reference to melanophores or to drainages …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dendritic — see dendroid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dendritic — dendritically, adv. /den drit ik/, adj. 1. formed or marked like a dendrite. 2. of a branching form; arborescent. Also, dendritical. [1795 1805; DENDRITE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dendritic — adjective a) Having a branching structure similar to a tree b) Of, pertaining to or possessing dendrites …   Wiktionary

  • dendritic —   description of a stream pattern that is random and creates a tree like pattern …   Geography glossary

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