- efferent Physiology
- efferent Physiology ['ɛf(ə)r(ə)nt]adjective relating to or denoting the conduction of nerve impulses or blood outwards or away from something. The opposite of afferent.noun an efferent nerve fibre or blood vessel.OriginC19: from L. efferent-, efferre 'carry out'.
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