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Adjective: centripetal  sen'tri-pi-t(u)l
  1. Tending to move toward a centre
    "centripetal force"
  2. Tending to unify
    - unifying
  3. Of a nerve fibre or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
    "centripetal neurons";
    - receptive, sensory

See also: afferent, centralising [Brit], centralizing, inward-developing, inward-moving

Antonym: centrifugal

Encyclopedia: Centripetal