afferent vessel n.
an artery conveying blood to a part.
a lymphatic vessel entering a lymph node.
the arteriole that enters a renal glomerulus.
- Afferent-loop syndrome
afferent-loop syndrome afferent-loop syndrome n. chronic obstruction of the duodenum and jejunum after gastrojejunostomy, resulting in abdominal distention and pain.
with affection and tenderness (a musical direction). a composition or movement of gentle, tender character. adjective, adverb (music) with feeling
to pledge by promise of marriage; betroth. a pledging of faith, as a marriage contract. trust; confidence; reliance. historical examples jealousy and distrust are the bane of friendship, whose essence is esteem and affiance. letters on the improvement of the mind hester chapone thus he pledged his faith, and the duke accepted his affiance. french […]
betrothed; engaged. to pledge by promise of marriage; betroth. a pledging of faith, as a marriage contract. trust; confidence; reliance. historical examples will it please you to remember that m. d’ombreval is my affianced husband? the trampling of the lilies rafael sabatini let me explain, then, that we have been affianced from our childhood. down […]