- Extensions of the nerve cell body. They are short and branched and receive stimuli from other neurons.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- A branching protoplasmic process of a neuron that receive and integrate signals coming from axons of other neurons, and convey the resulting signal to the body of the cell.
Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.