dendritic etymology

English word dendritic comes from English -ic, English dendrite

Detailed word origin of dendritic

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-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
dendrite English (eng) (crystallography, metallurgy) tree-like structure of crystals growing as material crystallizes. (cytology) A slender projection of a nerve cell which conducts nerve impulses from a synapse to the body of the cell; a dendron.. (cytology) Slender cell process emanating from the cell bodies of dendritic cells and follicular dendritic cells of the immune system.. A hermit who lived in a tree.
dendritic English (eng) Having a branching structure similar to a tree. Of, pertaining to or possessing dendrites.

Words with the same origin as dendritic

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of dendrite
dendritically dendritogenesis dendrodendritic dendron interdendritic multidendritic nondendritic predendritic somatodendritic