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1. Dendrite
A long extension of the cytoplasm of a neuron with thin, treelike branches. It receives nerve signals and transmits them to the main body of the cell (called the cyton ).

2. Dendrites
Branched extensions of the nerve cell body which receives signals from other nerve cells. Each nerve cell usually has many dendrites.

3. Dendrites
Short, highly branched fibers that carry signals toward the cell body of a neuron .

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