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inflammation progressing along a nerve trunk toward the periphery.
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descending neuritisA term of waning use that was conceived when prevailing thought held that inflammatory processes travelled down nerves from a central point.
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de·scend·ing neu·ri·tis(dĕ-sending nūr-ītis)
Inflammation progressing along a nerve trunk toward the periphery.
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