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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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AdjectiveEdit

afferent

  1. (anatomy) carrying towards central organs

InflectionEdit

Inflection of afferent
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular afferent 2
Neuter singular afferent 2
Plural afferente 2
Definite attributive1 afferente
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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