afferent nerves


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af·fer·ent nerves

(afĕr-ĕnt nĕrvz)
Nerves that carry impulses from the sensory organs to the central nervous system.
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Additionally, the regrown tips of the beak do not always contain afferent nerves or sensory corpuscles (Gentle et al.
They cover development and plasticity, vagal sensory ganglion neurons, vagal sensory nerve terminals, connections in the central nervous system, organ-specific afferent nerves, and vagal reflexes and sensation.
This impulse is propagated by the afferent nerves toward the vestibular nuclei.