Definition of cellulipetal in English:

cellulipetal

adjective

Physiology
  • Conveying nerve impulses towards the cell body of a neuron; moving in this direction; designating or relating to such (a direction of) movement. Opposed to cellulifugal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From cellule + -i- + -petal, after French cellulipète. Compare German cellulipetal.

Pronunciation

cellulipetal

/ˌsɛljuːˈlɪpɪtl/