Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- A fiber of a neuron which often cannot carry action potentials. Usually much branched and relatively short compared with the axon, and commonly carries in formation to the cell body of the neuron.
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.