Synonyms for afferent


Grammar : Adj
Spell : af-er-uh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf ər ənt

Top 10 synonyms for afferent Other synonyms for the word afferent

Définition of afferent

  • As in sensory : adj affecting animate nerve organs
Example sentences :
  • It is the latter or afferent function with which we are now concerned.
  • Extract from : « Second Sight » by Sepharial
  • There are two divisions of nerves, the afferent and efferent.
  • Extract from : « Special Report on Diseases of Cattle » by U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • In some cases ligation of the afferent vessels has been successful.
  • Extract from : « Manual of Surgery » by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • The lesions of the arteriosclerotic kidney are due to narrowing and eventual obstruction of the afferent vessels.
  • Extract from : « Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension: » by Louis Marshall Warfield
  • Branchial hearts are formed on the afferent vessels of the branchiae.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6 » by Various
  • The opposite or œsophageal extremity of the stomach is less well differentiated from the afferent tube of the œsophagus.
  • Extract from : « The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity » by George. S. Huntington
  • The caudal vein is, however, no longer the only afferent vein of this system.
  • Extract from : « The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity » by George. S. Huntington
  • So far, then, we have highly satisfactory evidence of tissue-tracts performing the function of afferent nerves.
  • Extract from : « Jellyfish, Starfish, and Sea-Urchins: Being a Research on Primitive Nervous Systems » by G. J. Romanes
  • From the gills the afferent branchials carry the blood to the median dorsal aorta.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6 » by Various
  • Dissect along the truncus arteriosus to afferent branchials.
  • Extract from : « Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata » by H. G. Wells
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