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  • adj. Proceeding from a nerve centre; efferent
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a cathode

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. A term applied to the centrifugal, or efferent, course of the nervous influence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Proceeding downward: applied to the efferent course of action of the nervous influence. G. S. Hall. Also spelled kathodic.
  • Of or pertaining to the cathode: as, the cathodic discharge in a vacuum-tube. Also spelled kathodic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or at or pertaining to a cathode


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