DENDRITIC SPINE

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The outgrowth of a neuron along its dendrite. Synapses occur between these and axon terminals.

DENDRITIC SPINE: "The dendritic spine grows along the dendrite of a neuron."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DENDRITIC SPINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dendritic-spine/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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