afferent vessel

af·fer·ent ves·sel

1. any artery conveying blood to a part;
3. Synonym(s): afferent lymphatic

af·fer·ent ves·sel

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

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.
altiparanae was the intrahepatic exocrine pancreatic tissue associated to afferent vessels. Previous studies in teleost fish have indicated that the pancreatic tissue can remain extrahepatic or penetrate somewhat deeply into the liver parenchyma, depending on the species.