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nucleopetal nu·cle·op·e·tal (nōō'klē-ŏp'ĭ-tl, nyōō'-)

  1. Moving within the cell body in a direction toward the nucleus.

  2. Moving in a direction toward a nerve nucleus. Used of a nerve impulse.

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