corticoefferent
corticoefferent corticoefferent adj. (Med.) directed from the cerebral cortex; -- of nerves and nerve impulses.

Syn: corticofugal, corticifugal. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • corticoefferent — SYN: corticofugal. * * * cor·ti·co·ef·fer·ent ef ə rənt; ef .er ənt, ē .fer adj CORTICIFUGAL * * * cor·ti·co·ef·fer·ent (kor″tĭ ko efґər ent) corticifugal …   Medical dictionary

  • corticoefferent — cor·ti·co·efferent …   English syllables

  • corticoefferent — adjective of a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex corticofugal discharges • Syn: ↑corticofugal, ↑corticifugal • Similar to: ↑efferent, ↑motorial * * * “+ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • corticofugal — adj. same as {corticoefferent}; as, corticofugal discharges. Syn: corticoefferent, corticifugal. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corticofugal — Passing in a direction away from the outer surface; denoting especially nerve fibers conveying impulses away from the cerebral cortex. SYN: corticifugal, corticoefferent. [L. cortex, rind, bark, + fugio, to flee] * * * cor·ti·cof·u·gal… …   Medical dictionary

  • corticifugal — adjective of a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex corticofugal discharges • Syn: ↑corticoefferent, ↑corticofugal • Similar to: ↑efferent, ↑motorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • corticofugal — adjective of a nerve fiber passing outward from the cerebral cortex (Freq. 2) corticofugal discharges • Syn: ↑corticoefferent, ↑corticifugal • Similar to: ↑efferent, ↑motorial …   Useful english dictionary

  • motorial — adjective of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS efferent nerves and impulses • Syn: ↑efferent • Ant: ↑afferent (for: ↑efferent) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cortico- — combining form Etymology: Latin cortic , cortex bark 1. : cortex; especially : cerebral cortex corticoefferent 2. : cortical and …   Useful english dictionary

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