Definitions for "Centripetal"
Tending, or causing, to approach the center.
Expanding first at the base of the inflorescence, and proceeding in order towards the summit.
Having the radicle turned toward the axis of the fruit, as some embryos.
Developing from the outside inward, or from bottom upward.
of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system; "sensory neurons"