In a direction away from the end and toward the center; denoting the course of an electrical current in a muscle. [L. ab, from, + terminus, end]

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ab·ter·min·al (ab-turґmĭ-nəl) [ab- + L. terminus end] moving from the end toward the center; said of electric currents in muscle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • abterminal — adj. [L. ab, from; terminus, limit] Passing from the end toward the center …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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