exterofective

adjective
ex·​tero·​fec·​tive | \ -ˈfek-tiv How to pronounce exterofective (audio) \

Medical Definition of exterofective

: of, relating to, dependent on, or constituting the part of the nervous system comprising the brain, the cranial and spinal nerves, and the spinal cord — compare interofective

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“Exterofective.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/exterofective. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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