dendron

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

dendron (plural dendrons)

  1. (cytology) A slender projection of a nerve cell which conducts nerve impulses from a synapse to the body of the cell; a dendrite.
  2. (chemistry) A section of a dendrimer that includes the central atom or group.