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anterograde

 [an´ter-o-grād″]
extending or moving forward.
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an·ter·o·grade

(an'ter-ō-grād),
1. Moving forward. Compare: antegrade.
2. Extending forward from a particular timepoint; used in reference to amnesia.
3. 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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anterograde

adjective Moving or extending forward.
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an·ter·o·grade

(an'tĕr-ō-grād)
1. Moving forward.
Compare: antegrade
2. Extending forward from a particular timepoint; used in reference to amnesia.
[L. gradior, pp. gressus, to step, go]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

an·ter·o·grade

(an'tĕr-ō-grād)
Moving forward.
Compare: antegrade
[L. gradior, pp. gressus, to step, go]
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In turn, macromolecules synthesized in the soma, which are either constitutively expressed or induced by retrograde signals from the 5-HT-treated synapse, might be transported anterogradely back to the synapse to produce and sustain LTF.
In the control axons (n = 6), tubulin diffused while simultaneously being transported anterogradely (to the right in Fig.
Real-time imaging of neurons retrogradely and anterogradely labeled with calcium-sensitive dyes.

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