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moving toward a nucleus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. Moving in the cell body in a direction toward the nucleus.
2. Moving in a direction toward a nerve nucleus; said of a nervous impulse.
[nucleo- + L. peto, to seek]
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