Cerebripetal Cer`e*brip"e*tal, a. [Cerebrum + L. petere to seek.] (Physiol.) Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the spinal cord to the brain and so transfer sensations (centripetal impressions) from the exterior inwards. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • cerebripetal — cer·e·brip·e·tal .ser ə brip ət əl adj of nerve fibers or impulses AFFERENT * * * cer·e·brip·e·tal (ser″ə bripґə təl) [cerebri + petal] conducting or proceeding toward the brain, or cerebrum …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebripetal — cer·e·brip·e·tal …   English syllables

  • cerebripetal — |serə|bripəd.əl adjective Etymology: cerebr + petal of nerve fibers or impulses : afferent …   Useful english dictionary

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