- Moving forward.
- Extending forward from a particular timepoint; used in reference to amnesia.
- Used in neuroscience to describe proximodistal flow, movement, or transport in an axon toward its terminals, or degeneration of an axon distal to a point of injury.
[L. gradior, pp. gressus, to step, go]
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