efferent neuron


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efferent neuron

 See Motor neuron.

efferent neuron

A neuron whose axon carries motor impulses away from the brain or spinal cord.
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In many cases, an interneuron exists between the afferent and efferent neurons (Figure 6-3).
Then, soon after sunrise, after the clock-driven efferent neurons stop firing (Chamberlain et ai, 1987), the concentration of Rh-LpOps1-4 drops precipitously during a burst of what is called transient rhabdom shedding.
1), which stimulates capsaicin-sensitive primary efferent neurons that project to cardiovascular and renal tissues.