corticoafferent

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cor·ti·co·af·fer·ent .kȯrt-i-kō-'af-ə-rənt, -.er-ənt adj CORTICIPETAL

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cor·ti·co·af·fer·ent (kor″tĭ-ko-afґər-ent) corticipetal.

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  • corticoafferent — adj. (Med.) passing toward the cerebral cortex; of nerves and nerve impulses. Syn: corticipetal. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corticoafferent — cor·ti·co·afferent …   English syllables

  • corticoafferent — adjective of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the cerebral cortex • Syn: ↑corticipetal • Similar to: ↑afferent * * * |kȯrd.ə̇ˌkō+ adjective : corticipetal …   Useful english dictionary

  • corticipetal — Passing in a direction toward the outer surface; denoting nerve fibers conveying impulses toward the cerebral cortex. SYN: corticoafferent. [L. cortex, rind, bark, + peto, to seek] * * * cor·ti·cip·e·tal sip ət əl adj originating without and… …   Medical dictionary

  • corticipetal — adjective of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the cerebral cortex • Syn: ↑corticoafferent • Similar to: ↑afferent …   Useful english dictionary

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