Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

dendro- Also dendri-.

A tree or trees.

[Greek dendron, tree.]

Dendrochronology is a method of dating objects by using the patterns of annual growth rings in timber and tree trunks; dendrology is the scientific study of trees; something dendriform is tree-shaped. Some examples use the branching shape of a tree as an analogy, as in dendrogram, a diagram with branches like a family tree to show relationships, and dendrite, a short branched extension of a nerve cell.

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