efferent
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɛ.fɜː.ənt/, IPA: /ˈɛ.fə.rənt/
Adjective

efferent (not comparable)

  1. Carrying away from.
    An efferent nerve carries impulses from the brain to the body.
  2. Carried outward.
    Efferent impulses are those conveyed by the motor or efferent nerves from the central nervous organ outwards.
Antonyms Translations
  • French: efférent
  • Italian: efferente
  • Portuguese: eferente
  • Russian: эфферентный
  • Spanish: eferente
Noun

efferent (plural efferents)

  1. A duct or stream that carries away.
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