Efferently



[ef-er-uh nt] /ˈɛf ər ənt/ Anatomy, Physiology

adjective
1.
conveying or conducting away from an organ or part (opposed to ).
noun
2.
an efferent part, as a nerve or blood vessel.
/ˈɛfərənt/
adjective
1.
carrying or conducting outwards from a part or an organ of the body, esp from the brain or spinal cord Compare afferent
adj.

1827, from Latin efferentem (nominative efferens), present participle of effere “to carry out or away, bring forth,” from ef- (see ex-) + ferre “to bear, carry” (see infer).

efferent ef·fer·ent (ěf’ər-ənt)
adj.
Directed away from a central organ or section. n.
An efferent organ or body part, such as a blood vessel.
efferent
(ěf’ər-ənt)
Carrying motor impulses away from a central organ or part, as a nerve that conducts impulses from the central nervous system to the periphery of the body. Compare afferent.

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