adverb see efferent

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  • efferently — See efferent. * * * …   Universalium

  • efferently — adverb Outwardly, away from the center. Ant: afferently …   Wiktionary

  • efferently — ef·fer·ent·ly …   English syllables

  • efferently — adverb see efferent I …   Useful english dictionary

  • efferent — adjective Etymology: French efférent, from Latin efferent , efferens, present participle of efferre to carry outward, from ex + ferre to carry more at bear Date: 1856 conducting outward from a part or organ; specifically conveying nervous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • efferent — efference, n. efferently, adv. /ef euhr euhnt/, Anat., Physiol. adj. 1. conveying or conducting away from an organ or part (opposed to afferent). n. 2. an efferent part, as a nerve or blood vessel. [1830 40; < L efferent (s. of efferens carrying… …   Universalium

  • afferently — adverb Inwardly, toward the center. Ant: efferently …   Wiktionary

  • personification —    The term personification comes from the Latin words persona (mask, person) and facere (to make). It is used to denote a * compound hallucination depicting a human being. Karl Jaspers (1883 1969) credits the German chemist Ludwig Staudenmaier… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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