afferent

Leading towards; afferent nerves lead towards the central nervous system, afferent lymphatics towards the lymph node. The opposite of efferent.

afferent

[adj] - (physiology) of nerves and nerve impulses
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Afferent

nerves that carry sensory messages toward the brain.
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Afferent

Refers to nerves that carry messages from sense organs towards the spinal cord and brain, i.e., sensory nerves.
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Afferent

refers to a neuron or pathway that sends information into the CNS, typically sensory in nature
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Afferent

Afferent: Carrying toward. A vein is an afferent vessel since it carries blood toward from the heart. An afferent nerve carries impulses toward the central nervous system. The opposite of afferent is efferent.
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Afferent

Af'fer·ent adjective [ Latin afferens , present participle of afferre ; ad + ferre to bear.] (Physiol.) Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to efferent ; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which convey sensations f...
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afferent

<anatomy> Moving or carrying inward or toward a central part. Refers to vessels, nerves, etc. For example: blood vessels carrying blood toward the heart, or nerves conducting signals to the brain. ... Compare: efferent. ... (09 Feb 1998) ...
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afferent

adjective of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS; `afferent nerves`; `afferent impulses`
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afferent

(af´әr-әnt) conveying toward a center; called also centripetal. See also efferent and corticipetal. something that so conducts, as an afferent fiber or nerve.
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Afferent

• (a.) Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to efferent; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.
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afferent

Type: Term Pronunciation: af′ĕr-ĕnt Definitions: 1. Inflowing; conducting toward a center, denoting certain arteries, veins, lymphatics, and nerves. Opposite of efferent. Synonyms: centripetal1, esodic
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afferent

adjective, Latin ad = to, and ferent = carrying (cf. ferry), hence, carrying to, e.g., axons carrying information from retina to lateral geniculate nucleus are afferents to that nucleus.
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afferent

(af;er-ent) Conveying or transmitting to.
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afferent

(af;er-ent) Conveying or transmitting to.
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Afferent

Afferent (from Latin, ad meaning to and ferre meaning to carry) is an anatomical term with the following meanings: ...
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AFFERENT

nerves that carry sensory messages toward the brain.
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afferent

bearing, bringing or carrying towards
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