afferent

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PIE root
*bʰer-

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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