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Definition for: CENTRIPETAL
- (a.) Tending, or causing, to approach the center.
- (a.) Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit.
- (a.) Having the radicle turned toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos.
- (a.) Progressing by changes from the exterior of a thing toward its center; as, the centripetal calcification of a bone.