Medical Dictionary


adj ef·fer·ent
\ˈef-ə-rənt; ˈef-ˌer-ənt, ˈē-ˌfer-\

Medical Definition of EFFERENT

:  conducting outward from a part or organ; specifically :  conveying nervous impulses to an effector <efferent neurons>—compare afferent
ef·fer·ent·ly adverb
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