dendritic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dendritic (neuroscience) of or relating to or resembling a dendrite "dendritic fiber"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dendritic Pertaining to a dendrite, or to arborescent crystallization; having a form resembling a shrub or tree; arborescent.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dendritic Resembling a tree; tree-like; arborescent in form; dendriform.
    • dendritic Marked by figures resembling shrubs, mosses, etc.: said of certain minerals. See dendrite.
    • dendritic In physical geography, branching irregularly, in the form of a tree: as, dendritic drainage, streams, valleys.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Dendritic tree-like, arborescent: marked with branching figures like plants
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. dendritēs, of a tree—dendron, a tree.

Usage

In literature:

Similar dendritic formations also occur, not unfrequently, on laminated rocks, and are usually found in minute fissures and cracks.
"On Some Fossil Remains of Man" by Thomas H. Huxley
Two miles farther, the bed of the river was formed by a felspathic rock, with beautiful dendrites.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
DENDRITES ON SURFACES OF FLINT HATCHETS IN THE DRIFT OF ST. ACHEUL.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
Similar dendritic formations also occur, not unfrequently, on laminated rocks, and are usually found in minute fissures and cracks.
"Lectures and Essays" by T.H. Huxley
If these theories be true, what, it may be asked, is the agency that causes the dendrites to contract or the neuroglia cells to expand?
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898" by Various
They reach a much greater distance from the cell body than the dendrites.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
Other branches of the associative cell come into close contact (SY^{2}) with the branches or dendrites of a motor nerve-cell (M.C.).
"The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)" by J. Arthur Thomson
Dendritic: applied to the branched nerve cells in the mushroom bodies of the pro-cerebrum.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
When these "dendrites" touch, communication is established; when this contact is broken, it is non-existent.
"The Problems of Psychical Research" by Hereward Carrington
The axon of one neurone, through its end-brush, is in close contact with the dendrites of another neurone.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
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In news:

However, Li-based anodes suffer from the problem of dendrite crystal formation during the charge and.
Wetlands, with Fissure Mystic, Monofog, Dendrites and Widowers, 8 pm Friday, November 28, Larimer Lounge, 2721 Larimer Street, $8, 303-291-1007.
Upon gcat activation, an increase in i occurred in the dendritic knob.
Today, Dendrite 's online store opens for business to download the movie, which comes in an HD or iPod/handheld version.
Dendrite 's offering a pay-as-much-as-you-can plan for their downloaded movie with a minimum payment of $1.99.
According to Bill Buzzeo, Cegedim Dendrite 's vice president of compliance and OneKey solutions, the vendor first considered building out the system's capabilities in-house before deciding to pursue a partner solution and purchasing SK&A.
Dendrites Differ Diametrically in ASD and PSD.
Agennix Contracts DSM for Commercial Supply of a Dendritic Cell Mediated Immunotherapy.
Nasopharyngeal dendritic cell sarcoma, not otherwise specified, in a 34-year-old man.
Now it appears as if 8-hydroxyefavirenz, one of the metabolites created when efavirenz is metabolized by the liver, can damage important "dendritic spines" of neurons —the cells' critical information processing points.
Nasopharyngeal dendritic cell sarcoma , not otherwise specified, in a 34-year-old man.
Nasopharyngeal dendritic cell sarcoma, not otherwise specified, in a 34-year-old man.
From the company that brought you "Out of the Shadows" Dendrite presents a short film.
Healthcare customer relationship management (CRM) firm Cegedim Dendrite has inked a deal with Microsoft in an effort to boost the effectiveness of its software offerings for its pharma marketing clients.
And Dendrite International Inc this week announced completion of a jointly developed CRM solution for the pharmaceutical market.
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In science:

Peptidoglycan--an endotoxin in its own right? Shock. 2006 Mar;25(3):227-35. 16552353. Nagl M, Kacani L, Müllauer B. e t al. Phagocytosis and Killing of Bacteria by Professional Phagocytes and Dendritic Cells.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
Migration of Dendritic Cell Subsets and their Precursors.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
Kigami, Harmonic calculus on limits of networks and its application to dendrites, J.
Convergence of mixing times for sequences of random walks on finite graphs
In this article a collection of random self-similar fractal dendrites is constructed, and their Hausdorff dimension is calculated.
The Hausdorff dimension of a class of random self-similar fractal trees
The set T , shown in Figure 1, is easily checked to be a dendrite, by which we mean that it is an arc-wise connected topological space containing no subset homeomorphic to the circle.
The Hausdorff dimension of a class of random self-similar fractal trees
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