Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Afferent (Page: 28)

Af"fer*ent (#), a. [L. afferens, p. pr. of afferre; ad + ferre to bear.] (Physiol.) Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to efferent; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.