centripetal

Type: Term Pronunciation: sen-trip′ĕ-tăl Definitions: 1. Denoting the direction of the force pulling an object toward an axis of rotation. Synonyms: afferent, axipetal
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centripetal

[adj] - tending to unify 2. [adj] - of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system 3. [adj] - tending to move toward a center
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Centripetal

An adjective meaning 'centre-fleeing.'
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Centripetal

Cen·trip'e·tal adjective [ Latin centrum center + petere to move toward.] 1. Tending, or causing, to approach the center. 2. (Botany) (a) Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit. (b) Having the...
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centripetal

Synonym: afferent. ... 2. Denoting the direction of the force pulling an object toward an axis of rotation. ... Synonym: axipetal. ... Origin: L. Centrum, centre, + peto, to seek ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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centripetal

receptive adjective of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; `sensory neurons`
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centripetal

unifying(a) adjective tending to unify
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centripetal

adjective tending to move toward a center; `centripetal force`
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centripetal

(sәn-trip´ә-tәl) moving towards a center. afferent (def. 1).
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Centripetal

• (a.) Having the radicle turned toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos. • (a.) Progressing by changes from the exterior of a thing toward its center; as, the centripetal calcification of a bone. • (a.) Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit. • (a.) Tending, or causing...
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Centripetal

In botany, centripetal is a term applied to a kinds of inflorescence being that kind in which the lower or outer flower is the first to expand, as in spikes, racemes, umbels, and corymbs. The laburnum, hemlock, and daisy are examples.
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Centripetal

(of tail moult) From outside inwards.
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Centripetal

Toward the center.
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