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Synonyms of the noun afferent

Equivalent phrases for the noun afferent:

  1. afferent nerve (14 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for afferent)
  2. sensory nerve (13 character phrase for afferent)

Hypernyms of the noun afferent

More generic words for the noun afferent, that have fewer characters:

  1. bravery (7 letter word)
    • plural: braveries
    • related term: overbravery
  2. courage (7 letter word)
    • plural: courages
    • related terms: discourage, discourager, courager, courageous
  3. nerve (5 letter word, the shortest hypernym for afferent)
    • plural: nerves
    • related terms: trinerve, trinervate, innerve, innervate, innervation, enerve, enervate, enervous, enervation, enervative, renerve, nerval, nervine, nervish, nervism, nervure, nervy, nervate, nerver, nervous, nervation
  4. nervus (6 letter word)

More generic word for the noun afferent, that has the same number of characters:

  1. fascicle (8 letter word)
    • plural: fascicles

More generic words for the noun afferent, that have more characters:

  1. aggressiveness (14 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for afferent)
    • plural: aggressivenesses
    • related terms: antiaggressiveness, antiaggressive, overaggressiveness, overaggressive, preaggressiveness, preaggressive, aggressor, aggressive
  2. braveness (9 letter word)
    • plural: bravenesses
    • related terms: superbraveness, overbraveness, overbravery, bravery, bravure, braver, bravely
  3. courageousness (14 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for afferent)
    • plural: courageousnesses
    • related terms: courager, courageous
  4. fasciculus (10 letter word)
    • plural: fasciculi

More generic phrases for the noun afferent:

  1. fiber bundle (12 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hypernyms for afferent)
  2. fibre bundle (12 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hypernyms for afferent)

Hyponyms of the noun afferent

More specific words for the noun afferent, that have fewer characters:

  1. fillet (6 letter word, the shortest hyponym for afferent)
    • plural: fillets
    • related terms: filletlike, filleter

More specific words for the noun afferent, that have more characters:

  1. Chateaubriand (13 letter word, the longest hyponym for afferent)
    • plural: chateaubriands
  2. lemniscus (9 letter word)
    • plural: lemnisci
    • related term: hypolemniscus
  3. tournedos (9 letter word)

More specific phrases for the noun afferent:

  1. dorsal horn (11 character phrase)
  2. dorsal root (11 character phrase)
  3. filet mignon (12 character phrase)
  4. posterior horn (14 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hyponyms for afferent)
  5. posterior root (14 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hyponyms for afferent)

Antonyms of the adjective afferent

Opposite word for the adjective afferent:

  1. efferent (8 letter word)
    • related terms: efference, efferous

Related word for the term afferent, that has the same number of characters:

  1. Advehent (8 letter word)

Related words for the term afferent, that have more characters:

  1. Nonafferent (11 letter word)
  2. Deafferent (10 letter word)
  3. Afference (9 letter word)
    • related term: afferent

Phrases with Afferent

  1. afferent fiber
  2. afferent nerve
  3. afferent neuron

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