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deferent

 [def´er-ent]
conducting or progressing away, as from a center or specific site of reference.

def·er·ent

(def'ĕr-ent), Avoid the misspelling defferent. Do not confuse this word with different.
Carrying away.
[L. deferens, pres. p. of defero, to carry away]

deferent

/def·er·ent/ (-ent) conveying anything away, as from a center.

deferent

(dĕf′ər-ənt, dĕf′rənt)
adj.
1. Anatomy Carrying down or away. Used of a duct or vessel.
2. Serving or adapted to carry or transport.

def·er·ent

(def'ĕr-ĕnt)
Carrying away.
[L. deferens, pres. p. of defero, to carry away]

def·er·ent

(def'ĕr-ĕnt)
Carrying away.
[L. deferens, pres. p. of defero, to carry away]

deferent

conducting or progressing away, as from a center or specific site of reference.

deferent duct
see ductus deferens.

Patient discussion about deferent

Q. What is the most common preventable cause of children developmental delay?

A. Nutritional problems. Mal nutrition is the most preventable yet still has a big death toll and a vast developmental issue all over the world. Vitamin poor nutrition, mineral poor nutrition and in third world countries even protein poor nutrition leads to mental and physical retardation. It can be prevented easily. All it needs is a little sympathy…

Q. What is the most common preventable cause of childhood development delay?

A. The most common cause of severe developmental delay (essentially mental retardation) is genetic abnormalities (or more accurately, cytogenetic abnormalities due to abnormal chromosomes). Other cause include damage during the pregnancy such as infections or serious diseases in the mother, damage (such as choking or insufficient blood supply to the fetus) during labor and metabolic diseases such as PKU or hypothyroididsm that affect young babies.

You may read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/MEDLINEPLUS/ency/article/001523.htm

Q. Have food supplements like Ginkgo Biloba been proven to delay memory disorders?

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The males from the 3 pairs that had fertilized eggs were reexamined endoscopically, and the absence of a continuous deferent duct was confirmed in all cases (Fig 8).
La palpation du trajet du cordon spermatique a ete effectuee afin de verifier la presence des canaux deferents et a souleve un doute quant a leur etroitesse ou a leur absence.
For instance, when addressing the Premier, he consistently used the deferent form of the second person pronoun [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the deferent marker [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (please) in [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (please teach) to invite the Premier to answer his questions in a very polite manner.
Kimura stated that true crossed testicular ectopia is only if there are two distinct deferent ducts, a common duct suggesting the development of the testis from one genital ridge.
No matter what Uddhav might get up to, they were sure his soft-spoken manner and his deferent and reverent style of dealing with party elders would never allow him to get out of hand as Raj had done.
Typical deferent refereeing at Old Trafford perhaps, but there was nothing otherwise typical about this game.
In some situations, receiver receives several massages, where all massages agree on a same result and same data, but a specific sender sends deferent data, this data will be considered as wrong data, if this data belongs to the same category.
This article describes a third, deferent stance of reading that many basic writers adopt when they defer their interpretations of texts to other readers or defer to the counter-productive emotions they experience during the process of reading difficult texts.
In males, the sexual structures consist of a pair of testes, efferent ductules, epididymis, deferent ducts, penis; and in young individuals, remaining oviducts (ROMER; PARSONS, 1985; HILDEBRAND, 1995).
The Air Force's enormous (yet rarely reciprocated) effort to be deferent to its sister services has earned it little and, in important ways, has been counterproductive.
Deforestation and land use changes in deferent slope position cause organic carbon (OC) to be decreased.