Petrology, Mineralogy. a branching figure or marking, resembling moss or a shrub or tree in form, found on or in certain stones or minerals due to the presence of a foreign material. any arborescent crystalline growth.
Anatomy. the branching process of a neuron that conducts impulses toward the cell.
Also called dendron. any of the short branched threadlike extensions of a nerve cell, which conduct impulses towards the cell body
a branching mosslike crystalline structure in some rocks and minerals
a crystal that has branched during growth and has a treelike form