axifugal

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axifugal ax·if·u·gal (āk-sĭf'yə-gəl, -sĭf'ə-) or ax·of·u·gal (-sŏf'yə-gəl, -sŏf'ə-, āk'sə-fyōō'gəl)
adj.

  1. Directed away from an axon or axis.

  2. Relating to nerve impulses that move from the body of a nerve cell.

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