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Definition of Centripetal

Centripetal a. means: Tending, or causing, to approach the center.

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Centripetal a. means: Tending, or causing, to approach the center.

Meaning of Centripetal

Centripetal (a.) means: Tending, or causing, to approach the center.

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Centripetal (a.): Progressing by changes from the exterior of a thing toward its center; as, the centripetal calcification of a bone.

Centripetal (a.): Tending, or causing, to approach the center.

Centripetal (a.): Having the radicle turned toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos.

Acropetal (a.): Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.

Centripetal (a.): Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit.

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

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Meaning of Centripetal

Centripetal means: Progressing by changes from the exterior of a thing toward its center; as, the centripetal calcification of a bone.

Meaning of Centripetal

Centripetal means: Tending, or causing, to approach the center.

Meaning of Centripetal

Centripetal means: Having the radicle turned toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos.

Meaning of Acropetal

Acropetal means: Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.

Meaning of Centripetal

Centripetal means: Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit.

Meaning of Cerebripetal

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

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