AskDefine | Define efferent

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efferent adj : of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS; "efferent nerves and impulses" [syn: motorial] [ant: afferent]

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Etymology

Adjective

  1. Carrying away from
an efferent nerve carries impulses from the brain to the body

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Carrying away from

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