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Synonyms for centripetal

Adjective

1. centripetal (vs. centrifugal), inward-developing, inward-moving
usage: tending to move toward a center; "centripetal force"
2. centripetal, unifying(prenominal), centralizing(prenominal) (vs. decentralizing), centralising(prenominal)
usage: tending to unify
3. centripetal, receptive, sensory(prenominal), afferent (vs. efferent)
usage: of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons"
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