efferent fiber


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efferent fiber

A nerve fiber that carries motor impulses from the central nervous system to effector organs.
See also: fiber
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Inhibition of the afferent and Anesthetics efferent fibers as they enter and exit the spinal cord (part of the micturition reflex arc).
[H.sub.max] will be affected by spinal processes as the reflex must pass through the cord, but [M.sub.max] is not influenced by these processes as the efferent fibers do not propagate to the spinal cord.
These observations suggest that the formation of the outer oral nerve hood plexus is initiated by efferent fibers from the CNS.