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dendritic

[den-drit-ik] /dɛnˈdrɪt ɪk/
adjective
1.
formed or marked like a dendrite.
2.
of a branching form; arborescent.
Also, dendritical.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; dendrite + -ic
Related forms
dendritically, adverb
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  • They designed a tiny polymer disk saturated with dendritic cells and antigens specifically tuned to go after tumor cells.
Word Origin and History for dendritic
adj.

1816; see dendrite + -ic.

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dendritic in Medicine

dendritic den·drit·ic (děn-drĭt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.

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