-dendron Definition

dendrən, dendrän
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Tree or treelike structure.
Rhododendron.
Webster's New World
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noun

(cytology) A slender projection of a nerve cell which conducts nerve impulses from a synapse to the body of the cell; a dendrite.

Wiktionary

(chemistry) A section of a dendrimer that includes the central atom or group.

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Other Word Forms of -dendron

Noun

Singular:
-dendron
Plural:
dendrons

Origin of -dendron

  • Coined from dendrite by E. A. SCHÄFER in 1893, by analogy with neuron

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