efferent fibers


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ef·fer·ent fi·bers

those fibers conveying impulses to effector tissues (smooth, cardiac, or striated muscle, or glands) in the periphery; those fibers exiting a specific cell group (that is, efferent fibers of the basilar pons), used in reference to a cell group.

ef·fer·ent fi·bers

(efĕr-ĕnt fībĕrz)
Those conveying impulses peripheral to effector tissues (smooth, cardiac, or striated muscle, or glands).
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[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.
He explained that when the neuroimmune system is damaged, it causes neurogenic inflammation via afferent and efferent fibers, which in turn, trip a family of sensory receptors including TRPV1.