Medical Dictionary


adj af·fer·ent \ˈaf-ə-rənt, -ˌer-ənt\

Medical Definition of AFFERENT

:  bearing or conducting inward; specifically :  conveying impulses toward the central nervous system—compare efferent
af·fer·ent·ly adverb
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears