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Efferent   /ˈɛfərənt/   Listen

A nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands.  Synonyms: efferent nerve, motor nerve.

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"Efferent" Quotes from Famous Books

... The actuated field of the device had scanned his nervous system, measured and tested it precisely. Then adjusted itself to the exact micro-frequency that carried the messages in his efferent nervous system. Once the adjustment had been made, the charged condensers had released their full blasts of energy ...
— The K-Factor • Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)

Words linked to "Efferent" :   corticospinal tract, afferent, anterior horn, motorial, nerve, anterior root, pyramidal tract, physiology, motor nerve fiber, corticifugal, neuromotor, motor, ventral root, motoneuron, motor fiber, motor neuron, nervus, corticofugal, centrifugal, ventral horn, pyramidal motor system

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