dendritic

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den·drit·ic / denˈdritik/ • adj. technical having a branched form resembling a tree. ∎  Physiol. of or relating to a dendrite or dendrites. ∎  (of a solid) consisting of crystalline dendrites: dendritic salt.DERIVATIVES: den·drit·i·cal·ly / -ik(ə)lē/ adv.

dendritic

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dendritic (arborescent) Applied to the shape or habit of a crystal that is deposited or precipitated in tree-like, slender branches, often along narrow joint planes, e.g. manganese oxide.

dendritic

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dendritic Branching many times, like the branches of a tree.

dendritic

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dendritic Branching many times, like the branches of a tree.