deferent

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adjective def·er·ent \ˈde-fə-rənt, ˈdef-rənt\

Definition of deferent

Examples of deferent in a Sentence

  1. though he's already attained star status, the rookie remains deferent to the team's veteran players

Origin and Etymology of deferent

back-formation from deference


First Known Use: 1822


Medical Dictionary

deferent

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adjective def·er·ent \ˈdef-ə-rənt, -ˌer-ənt\

Medical Definition of deferent

  1. :  of, relating to, or supplying the vas deferens deferent arteries



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