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Definition of dendrite noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dendrite

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɛndraɪt//
 
(also dendron
NAmE//ˈdɛndrɑn//
 
)
(biology)
 
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a short branch at the end of a nerve cell, that receives signals from other cells compare axon
NAmE//dɛnˈdrɪt̮ɪk//
 
adjective dendritic cells
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