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  • adj. Going from the spinal cord to the brain, so as to transfer sensations (centripetal impressions) from the exterior inwards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Applied to those nerve fibers which go from the spinal cord to the brain and so transfer sensations (centripetal impressions) from the exterior inwards.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Passing toward the brain: said of nervous impulses and nerve-fibers.

Etymologies

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cerebrum + Latin petere to seek.

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