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afferent

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adjective af·fer·ent \ˈaf-ə-rənt, -ˌer-ənt\

Medical Definition of afferent

  1. :  bearing or conducting inward; specifically :  conveying impulses toward the central nervous system—compare efferent

afferently adverb



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afferent

noun af·fer·ent

Medical Definition of afferent

  1. :  an afferent anatomical part (as a nerve) <the effect on the hypothalamus of afferents from the stomach>





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