Definition of Afferent nerve

1. Noun. A nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system.

Exact synonyms: Afferent, Sensory Nerve
Specialized synonyms: Dorsal Horn, Dorsal Root, Fillet, Lemniscus
Terms within: Afferent Neuron, Sensory Neuron, Afferent Fiber, Sensory Fiber
Generic synonyms: Nerve, Nervus
Derivative terms: Afferent



Medical Definition of Afferent nerve

1. A nerve which transmits impulses from the tissues to the brain and spinal cord (for example sensory nerve). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afferent Nerve

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afferent fibres
afferent glomerular arteriole
afferent loop syndrome
afferent lymphatic
afferent nerve (current term)
afferent neuron
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