afferent

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin adferens (bringing to), present participle of adferre (to bring to), from ad (to, toward) + ferre (to carry, bear).

AdjectiveEdit

afferent (not comparable)

  1. Carrying towards.
    An afferent nerve carries impulses from the body to the brain.

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NounEdit

afferent (plural afferents)

  1. An afferent structure or connection

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VerbEdit

afferent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of afferō
Last modified on 8 February 2014, at 22:48