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efferent

 [ef´er-ent]
1. conducting or progressing away from a center or specific site of reference, such as an efferent nerve; called also centrifugal. See also afferent and corticifugal.
2. a fiber or nerve that so conducts.

ef·fer·ent

(ef'ĕr-ent), Do not confuse this word with afferent. Avoid the mispronunciation ē'fe-rent, sometimes adopted to emphasize the contrast of afferent.
Conducting fluid or a nerve impulse outward from a given organ, cell, or part thereof, for example, the efferent connections of a group of nerve cells, efferent blood vessels, or excretory duct of an organ.
[L. efferens, fr. effero, to bring out]

efferent

(ĕf′ər-ənt)
adj.
1. Directed away from a central organ or section.
2. Carrying impulses from the central nervous system to an effector.
n.
An efferent organ or body part, such as a blood vessel.

ef′fer·ent·ly adv.

efferent

adjective Conveying away from the center of an organ or structure

ef·fer·ent

(ef'ĕr-ĕnt)
Conducting outward from an organ or part; e.g., the efferent connections of a group of nerve cells, efferent blood vessels, or the excretory duct of an organ.
[L. efferens, fr. effero, to bring out]

efferent

1. Directed away from a central organ or part.
2. Nerve impulses travelling away from the central nervous system to a peripheral effector.

Efferent

Refers to peripheral nerves that carry signals away from the brain and spinal cord. These nerves carry out motor and autonomic functions.
Mentioned in: Peripheral Neuropathy

efferent

Carrying nervous impulses away from the central nervous system to the periphery. See afferent.

ef·fer·ent

(ef'ĕr-ĕnt)
Conducting fluid or nerve impulse outward from a given organ, cell, or part thereof.
[L. efferens, fr. effero, to bring out]

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In Podarcis it is now shown that the AR-mRNA is continuously expressed in the efferent ductules, corpus, and cauda regardless of the reproductive moment of this seasonal breeder.
In rat ER[beta] is constitutively expressed in the efferent ductules while AR and ER[alpha] are selectively modulated by their own ligand [24].
Neff, "Immunolocalization of receptors for androgen and estrogen in male caprine reproductive tissues: unique distribution of estrogen receptors in efferent ductule epithelium," Biology of Reproduction, vol.
The efferent ductules are a network of small ducts that conduct sperm from the testes to the epididymis (ASCHLEY, 1969; ROMER; PARSONS, 1985, CABRAL et al., 2011).
geoffroanus is, generally, similar to that of other Testudines, consisting of a pair of testes, efferent ductules, epididymis, deferent ducts and penis.
The fungicide benomyl (methyl 1-(butylcarbamoyl)-2-benzimidazolecarbamate) causes testicular dysfunction by inducing the sloughing of germ cells and occlusion of efferent ductules. Fundam.
Analysis of differential expression of cytochrome P450 aromatase (Cyp19) in the efferent ductules and the epididymis of male rats during postnatal development.
Estrogen receptor a has a functional role in the mouse rete testis and efferent ductules. Biol.
Estrogen regulation of ion transporter messenger RNA levels in mouse efferent ductules are mediated differentially through estrogen receptor (ER) a and ERP.
Expression of mRNA and immunohistochemical localization of NHE3 in the efferent ductules
Expression of mRNA and immunohistochemical localization of DRA in the efferent ductules
Expression of mRNA and immunohistochemical localization of CFTR in the efferent ductules