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descending

[di′sen·diŋ]
(anatomy)
Extending or directed downward or caudally, as the descending aorta.
(neuroscience)
In the nervous system, efferent; conducting impulses or progressing down the spinal cord or from central to peripheral.
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If the testicles - or more usually, one testicle - fail to descend, sperm won't be produced normally, but the hormone testosterone (which is responsible for maleness, such as a deeper voice and body hair) will be.
Continue straight as you descend past the Robertson Memorial, then cross the path next to the pumping station.
When we clear you to climb or descend at pilot's discretion, we're not counting on you to leap off that altitude immediately.
The hikers should descend on Monday to Shebaa village to the original starting point.
3 : to slope or lead downward <The road descends to the valley.
On July 1, 2002, Skyguide was operating with a single air traffic controller who told the pilot of a Bashkirian Airlines Tupolev 154 to descend to avoid a collision, even though early-warning instruments aboard the place had told the pilots to climb.
On 10 October four crew members and two passengers suffered cuts and bruises when an aircraft operated by British Airways was ordered to descend to avoid a smaller aircraft nearby.
I descend from 2 Black parents, 4 Black grandparents, 8 great grandparents and 16 great-great grandparents.
Meanwhile, the Spirit continues to descend on the most unlikely of candidates.
A fruit or a cure, both of which also exist mentally, actually descend from their imaginal origin--that is to say they are manifested from man's repository of knowledge.
But this fiction evaporates as machete-bearing mobs descend on his Tutsi neighbors and relatives, and polite European society and U.
Continue ahead and cross the next field then descend over a footbridge before ascending up towards the trees of Stoke Wood.