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Adjective: efferent  e-fu-runt
  1. (physiology) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS
    "efferent nerves and impulses";
    - motorial
Noun: efferent  e-fu-runt
  1. A nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
    - motor nerve, efferent nerve

Derived forms: efferents

See also: centrifugal, corticifugal, corticoefferent, corticofugal, motor, neuromotor

Type of: nerve, nervus

Antonym: afferent

Encyclopedia: Efferent