Definition of cellulifugal in English:

cellulifugal

adjective

Physiology
  • Conveying nerve impulses away from the cell body of a neuron; moving in this direction, or away from the centre of a cell; designating or relating to such (a direction of) movement. Opposed to cellulipetal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From cellule + -ifugal, after French cellulifuge. Compare German cellulifugal.

Pronunciation

cellulifugal

/ˌsɛljuːˈlɪfjʊɡl/