noun. short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron.
- nerve cell
- nerve fiber
- δενδρίτης (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word dendrite
1. Noun, singular or mass
The neurotransmitters float across the tiny juncture between cells until they hit the dendrite of the next cell, triggering another impulse and moving the signal down the line.
Within the rechargeable batteries a dendrite crystal substance, also known as battery charge memory, builds up and decreases the charge capacity.