efferent Physiology


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.
Origin
C19: from L. efferent-, efferre 'carry out'.

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