corticifugal

adjective
cor·ti·cif·u·gal | \ˌkȯrt-ə-ˈsif-yə-gəl, -ˈsif-i-gəl \

Medical Definition of corticifugal 

: originating within and passing away from the cortex a corticifugal nerve fiber

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