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efferent

ef·fer·ent

efferent

 
pronunciation:
e f rihnt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: in physiology, carrying or directing away from an organ. (Cf. afferent.)
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part of speech: noun
definition: in physiology, a nerve, duct, or the like that leads away from an organ.
derivations: efferently (adv.), efference (n.)