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EtymologyEdit

From Latin efferēns, present active participle of efferō (bring or carry out), from ē (out of), short form of ex, + ferō (carry, bear).

AdjectiveEdit

efferent (not comparable)

  1. Carrying away from.
    An efferent nerve carries impulses from the brain to the body.
  2. Carried outward.
    Efferent impulses are those conveyed by the motor or efferent nerves from the central nervous organ outwards.

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NounEdit

efferent (plural efferents)

  1. A duct or stream that carries away.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin efferēns

AdjectiveEdit

efferent

  1. (anatomy) carrying away from a central organ

InflectionEdit

Inflection of efferent
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular efferent 2
Neuter singular efferent 2
Plural efferente 2
Definite attributive1 efferente
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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