efferent efferent  /ˈɛ fə rənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
  2. (adj) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Exercise also seems to cause constriction of the efferent arterioles, the vessels that lead out of the glomeruli, the kidney's filtration units.

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