To see details on the word
dendrite
please enable javascript.

dendrite


Dendrites normally shrink over time and thus slow the process of recalling information.
  anatomy:  short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron

or:

geology (more rarely):  a mineral with a branching, treelike pattern
Home
 Mark word for later review on this computer
dendrites dendrite
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary - Vocabulary.com®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
Wikipedia Article
Google Images
Samples:
  • Dendrites normally shrink over time and thus slow the process of recalling information.
  • You can’t parse me into dendrites and synapses.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • Your brain has a trillion neurons and every neuron has ten thousand little dendrites.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Then all the dendrites and neurons and serotonin levels and interpreters collect themselves and trot over to the corner.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   dendrite [9] , acetylcholine [9] , glial cells [9] , motor neuron [9] , nervous system [3] , spinal cord [5] , neuron [6] , synapse [6] , central nervous system [7] , acetylcholine [9] , autonomic nervous system [9] , glial cells [9] , motor neuron [9] , peripheral nervous system [9] , sympathetic nervous system [9]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Medicine, Engineering, Human Behavior, Science
Home
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading