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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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Thus, there isevidence to show that dance enhances attention [7] and auditory attention modulates olivocochlear efferent functioning [6].
Bununla birlikte muzik maruziyetinde 0,5 kHz kontralateral stapes refleks esik artisi, TEOAE nonlinear S/N-R yanitlarindaki azalmalar ve KAU varliginda gozlenen TEOAE lineer amplitudlerin supresyonu bu testlerin akustik travma oncesi bir belirtec ve olivokoklear efferent sistemin akustik travma karsisinda koruyucu rolu olabilecegini dusundurmektedir.
It is suggested that the medial efferent system improves the frequency decoding capacity and the discrimination of vowels especially in noisy environments (13, 14).
In one patient the distal efferent branches were sacrificed with coiling as in the angiogram hypoperfusion and sluggish flow was seen in these arteries due to compression of the giant aneurysm, which was treated with AVP and coil embolization (Patient 3, Fig.
(16) Capacity building and maturation of the teams can improve the outcomes, reducing mortality and unplanned ICU admissions as well as enabling shorter activation time for efferent teams.
[ER.sub.before] - efferent reflex thresholds measured before work.
In the samples from specimens treated with Clomiphene or FSH, a massive presence of ER[alpha] was evident in the corpus, and the efferent ductules and cauda were always positive (Figures 3(g) and 3(h)).
Our study helps resolve the controversy about whether type II afferents are driving medial olivocochlear (MOC) efferent fibers [4] or not [6].
Efferent ducts ligation was performed to evaluate if the stain for leptin was due to clear cells leptin synthesis or if the hormone was being synthesized in the testis and carried through the luminal fluid.
Experimentally stimulation of vagal afferent nerve fibers can have profound effects on the activity of the contralateral vagal efferent (increased activity) and bilaterally of cardiac sympathetic efferent nerve fibers (inhibition of activity) [9].
One major difference between LpOps 1-4 and LpOps5 is that LpOps 1-4 turnover is significantly influenced by the circadian efferent input to photoreceptors described in the Introduction, whereas Rh-LpOps5 turnover is not.
Type 2, the most frequent form (75.5%), is further divided into two as follows: Type 2a, which are the retrograde intussusceptions of the efferent loop, and Type 2b efferent-efferent intussusceptions.