afferent vessel

af·fer·ent ves·sel

1. any artery conveying blood to a part;
3. Synonym(s): afferent lymphatic
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af·fer·ent ves·sel

(af'ĕr-ĕnt ves'ĕl)
Any artery conveying blood to a part.
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af·fer·ent ves·sel

(af'ĕr-ĕnt ves'ĕl)
Artery conveying blood or fluid to a body part.
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Subsequently, a chest CT scan demonstrated the presence of a large (>3 mm) right lower lobe pulmonary AVM with multiple afferent vessels and a single efferent vessel.
The fluid is drained through afferent vessels into small bean-shaped lymph nodes.