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1. efferent

adjective. ['ˈɛfɝənt'] of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS.

Synonyms

  • motor
  • centrifugal
  • neuromotor
  • corticifugal
  • motorial
  • corticoefferent

Antonyms

  • cowardice
  • walk
  • stay in place
  • noncausative

Etymology

  • efferens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Efferent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word efferent


1. Adjective
The brain processes the input and sends output back to the body using efferent nerves.

2. efferent

noun. ['ˈɛfɝənt'] a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands.

Synonyms

  • motor nerve
  • pyramidal motor system
  • ventral root
  • anterior root
  • anterior horn
  • motor fiber
  • efferent fiber
  • motor neuron
  • nervus
  • efferent neuron
  • motor nerve fiber
  • pyramidal tract
  • efferent nerve
  • motoneuron
  • ventral horn
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • centralizing
  • afferent fiber
  • afferent nerve
  • sensory nerve

Etymology

  • efferens (Latin)
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