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Definition of the noun afferent nerve
What does afferent nerve mean as a name of something?
- a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of afferent nerve: afferent / sensory nerve
- more generic words: nerve / nervus = any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
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Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)
by Elsevier, Mosby
nerve, frontal, n afferent nerve from the union of the superorbital and supratrochlear nerves that carries information from the forehead, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
a peripheral nervethat conducts impulses from asenseorganto the spinal cord or brain; called also afferent nerve.Seealso ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
encephalic nerves esodic nerve (afferent nerve) ethmoidal nerve, anterior excitor nerve excitoreflex nerve exodic nerve external acoustic meatus, ...
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
Depres'sor, any afferent nerve the stimulation of which depresses the vasomotor center. N., Efferent, one carrying impulses from the center to the periphery. N.-end'ing the termination of a nerve at the periphery or in the center. N., Esod'ic.
The afferent nerve impulses which pass along the posterior roots comprise those whicn give rise to the sense of touch, pain, and temperature, and to reflex movements of various kinds without necessarily exciting our consciousness, such as ...
Dictionary of Rheumatology (2015)
by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold
Interruption of the afferent nerve may cause peripheral and central de-afferentations on all levels of ...
by R.V. Krstic;
and 1 nonmyelinated afferent nerve ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2001)
by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick
w AFFERENT NERVE See Afferent Neuron. AFFERENT NEURON A nerve cell that ...
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