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Medical Term:

corticipetal

Pronunciation: kor'ti-sip'e-tal

Definition: Passing in a direction toward the outer surface; denoting nerve fibers conveying impulses toward the cerebral cortex.

Synonym(s): corticoafferent

[L. cortex, rind, bark, + peto, to seek]

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