zonipetal

zonipetal

 [zo-nip´ĕ-tal]
passing toward a zone or region.
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zo·nip·e·tal

(zō-nip'ĕ-tăl)
Passing from without toward and into any region, as in mapping out an area of disturbed sensation, when the stimulus begins in a normal area and is carried into the affected region.
[L. zona, zone, + peto, to seek]
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