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Afference is sometimes a misspelling of affectionate.

Definition of the noun Afference

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  1. [biology] The brain's reception of signals from the body.

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Google previewCatecholamines and Schizophrenia (2014)

by Steven W. Matthysse, Seymour S. Kety

Its major afference is a topographical representation of the cortex and it ...

Google previewThe Human Hand (2015)

by Charlotte Wolff

Emotional afference means nervous conduction of emotional impressions and impulses into the brain. Emotional transference means nervous conduction from the emotional centres in the mid-brain into the cortex by means of communicating ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ethology (1989)

by Klaus Immelmann, Colin Beer

AFFERENCE birds (see creche), where the adults in attendance at any one time are unrelated to most of the young. This is possibly an instance of reciprocal altruism. A special form of adoption has been observed in hamadryas baboons, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

afference The reception by the brain of signals originating in sensory organs. affinity index A measure of the relative similarity in composition of two samples.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Thus, afference. afferent nerve Neurology, see afferent. affiliation Psychology. 1. the fact or experience of associating socially with other people. 2. see affiliation motive. affiliation motive Psychology, an individual's need for social association ...

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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1R1E1N1C3E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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