centripetal(redirected from axipetal)
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1. acting, moving, or tending to move towards a centre
2. of, concerned with, or operated by centripetal force
3. Botany (esp of certain inflorescences) developing from the outside towards the centre
4. Physiol another word for afferent
Acting or moving in a direction toward the axis of rotation or the center of a circle along which a body is moving.