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afferent nerve


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n afferent nerve a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
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In literature:

The afferent nerves are those which convey the impression to the nerve centers.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Hence one of the goals to which each afferent fibre from a receptive organ leads is a number of motor nerves.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various