cerebripetal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cerebrum + Latin petere to seek.

Adjective[edit]

cerebripetal (not comparable)

  1. (physiology, of nerve fibers) Going from the spinal cord to the brain, so as to transfer sensations (centripetal impressions) from the exterior inwards.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.