DENDRITIC SPINE By N., Sam M.S. - 1 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." Related Psychology Terms AXO-AXONAL SYNAPSE CHOLINERGIC ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SHERRINGTON, CHARLES SCOTT(1857-1952) AXONAL TRANSPORT CELL BODY BASAL DENDRITE AXON HILLOCK BIPOLAR CELL NERVE FIBER Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DENDRITIC SPINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dendritic-spine/ (accessed June 28, 2022).