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Definition of the noun afferent
What does afferent mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: afferents
- 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: afferent nerve / 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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Alternative definition of the noun afferent
- An afferent structure or connection
Definition of the adjective afferent
What does afferent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS
Alternative definition of the adjective afferent
- Carrying towards.
- antonym: efferent
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Volume 28 - Supplement 13: AerosPate Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Tree Structures by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
FIGURE 17 center is called an "afferent" data element of the system. An output data flow leaving the transform center is called an "efferent" data element of the system. Figure 16 shows a transform ,centered DFD and its afferent and efferent ...
by A.J. Larner
Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect (RAPD) R Reflex 'spread', or 'recruitment', for example, a finger jerk when eliciting the supinator or biceps jerk, is suggestive of corticospinal pathway (upper motor neurone) pathology, producing an enlarged ...
by Martin C. Hirsch
Granular cells Cerebellum 3 Via the mossy fibers they receive afferent impulses from the pontine nuclei, spinal cord and myelencephalon. Granular foveola ( Pacchioni) Meninges & Cisterns 1 TA Latin: Foveola granularis (Pacchioni) TA ...
With 213 Tables by Florian Lang
Figure 1 Schematic illustration showing the hypothetic model of sensory transduction of pulmonary reactive oxygen species by capsaicin-sensitive vagal lung afferent fibers. ROS, reactive oxygen species; TRPV1, transient receptor potential ...
Encyclopedia of Imaging (2008)
by Albert L. Baert
Afferent loop syndrome is one of the main causes of duodenal stump blowout in the early postoperative period and is also an etiology for...
by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf
It is not clear if these different mechanisms are centrally programmed feed- forward mechanisms, or occur as responses to afferent input from peripheral nerves induced by metabolic changes, such as metabolite accumulation or substrate ...
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Scrabble value of A1F4F4E1R1E1N1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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