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Dendrite

Dendrite is a cluster of fibers at one end of a neuron that receives messages from other neurons.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Dendrite
- A stone or mineral on or in which are branching figures resembling shrubs or trees, produced by a foreign mineral, usually an oxide of manganese, as in the moss agate; also, a crystallized mineral having an arborescent form, e. g., gold or silver; an arborization.
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