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Definition of the noun afferent neuron
What does afferent neuron mean as a name of something?
- a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonym of afferent neuron: sensory neuron
- more generic terms: nerve cell / neuron = a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
- part of: afferent / afferent nerve / sensory nerve = a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
AFFERENT NEURON 31 32 AFFINITY. Oil Concentrate; Suspension Concentrate ; Wettable Powder. Rel. Adjuvant. AEROSTAT Noun. (Latin, aer = air + Latin, statikos = causing to stand. PL, Aerostats.) 1. Any air sac within body of an insect. 2.
by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth
AFFERENT NEURON 1. A neuron q.v. that conducts impulses toward the central nervous system q.v. 2. Afferent nerves q.v. ct: efferent neuron. AFFERENT NERVES ...
by Poly Mary
Afferent neuron (NOO-ron) A neuron that carries a nerve ...
Dictionary of Zoology (1999)
by Sudhir Pradhan
AFFERENT NEURON Neuron whose cell body 8.
by Maqbool Ahmad
AFFERENT NEURON 19 Affect, inappropriate. Means a distortion in the emotional component of a pattem of behavior, making it incongruent in relation to its cognitive quality. Affection. Refers to the emotional aspects of experience and ...
by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman
afferent neuron /nóór'ön/ a neuron that carries information from sensory receptors at its peripheral endings to the central nervous system. Also called sensory neuron. afferent vessel /vés'ol/ an artery that carries ...
by Michel Millodot
The first afferent neuron transmits nervous impulses from the retina to the two pretectal olivary nuclei, located on the lateral and anterior side of the superior colliculi, in response to light stimulation of the photoreceptors. The second neurons ...
Afferent neuron Interneuron (excitatory) Interneuron (inhibitory) Renshaw cell ( inhibitory) Extensor motoneuron Flexor motoneuron E Extensor muscle E E E E F Flexor muscle Skin F F F F + + + + + + + + + + + + − − −− − − Skin/muscle Sensory ...
Dictionary of Rheumatology (2015)
by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold
The afferent neuron carries impulses from sensory receptors to the central nervous system. Efferent neurons carry impulses from the central nervous system to effector organs (muscles and glands). Neuropathic arthropathy – see Charcot's joint ...
by UN Panda
In a simple reflex the reflex circuit consists of a sensory receptor, afferent neuron, reflex center in brain or spinal cord, efferent neurone supplying the ...
by Stuart Sutherland
an afferent neuron synapsing in the spinal cord with an effector neuron; interneurons may also be involved. reflex association. Bekhterev's expression for CONDITIONED RESPONSE. reflex ...
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