corticifugal


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corticifugal

 [kor″tĭ-sif´u-g'l]
proceeding, conducting, or moving away from the cerebral cortex. See also efferent.
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cor·ti·cof·u·gal

(kōr'ti-kō-fyū'găl),
Passing in a direction away from the outer surface; denoting especially nerve fibers conveying impulses away from the cerebral cortex.
[L. cortex, rind, bark, + fugio, to flee]
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cor·ti·cif·u·gal

(kōr-ti-sif'yū-găl)
Passing in a direction away from the outer surface; denoting especially nerve fibers conveying impulses away from the cerebral cortex.
[L. cortex, rind, bark, + fugio, to flee]
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