Afferent nerve

Afferent nerve: A nerve that carries impulses toward the central nervous system (CNS). The opposite of an afferent nerve is an efferent nerve that carries impulses away from the CNS.
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afferent nerve

<anatomy, physiology> A nerve which transmits impulses from the tissues to the brain and spinal cord (for example sensory nerve). ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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afferent nerve

any nerve that transmits impulses from the periphery toward the central nervous system, such as a sensory nerve.
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afferent nerve

(from the article `sexual behaviour, human`) ...system and the peripheral nervous system. The brain and spinal cord constitute the central system, while the peripheral system is composed of (1) ... The dual-phase experience of acute pain noted above is mediated by two types of primary afferent nerve fibres that transmit electrical impul...
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afferent nerve

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a nerve conveying impulses from the periphery to the central nervous system. Synonyms: centripetal nerve, esodic nerve
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