cerebrifugal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cerebrum + Latin fugere to flee.

Adjective[edit]

cerebrifugal (not comparable)

  1. (physiology) Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the brain to the spinal cord, and so transfer cerebral impulses (centrifugal impressions) outwards.

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