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Synonyms for afferentˈæf ər ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sensory nerve, afferent nerve, afferent(adj)

    a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

    Synonyms:
    afferent nerve, afferent, sensory nerve

    Antonyms:
    corticofugal, efferent, motor(a), motorial, corticoefferent, centrifugal, corticifugal, neuromotor

  2. afferent(adj)

    of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS

    Antonyms:
    corticifugal, motor(a), corticofugal, motorial, neuromotor, efferent, corticoefferent, centrifugal

Wiktionary

  1. afferent(noun)

    Antonyms:
    efferent

  2. afferent(adjective)

    Carrying towards.

    Antonyms:
    efferent


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