Afferent [adjective]

Definition of Afferent:

affecting animate nerve organs

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Sentence/Example of Afferent:

Hence one of the goals to which each afferent fibre from a receptive organ leads is a number of motor nerves.

The spinal cord is like an upturned tree, with man's hair as its roots, and afferent and efferent nerves as branches.

Dissect along the truncus arteriosus to afferent branchials.

There are two divisions of nerves, the afferent and efferent.

From the gills the afferent branchials carry the blood to the median dorsal aorta.

The lesions of the arteriosclerotic kidney are due to narrowing and eventual obstruction of the afferent vessels.

Branchial hearts are formed on the afferent vessels of the branchiae.

Branchial hearts are not developed on the branchial afferent vessels.

The opposite or œsophageal extremity of the stomach is less well differentiated from the afferent tube of the œsophagus.

About the middle of the kidney each afferent vein is joined by a large transverse branch from the abdominal vein (Fig. 266).