adverb see afferent I

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  • afferently — See afferent. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • afferently — adv. leading toward a bodily organ, bringing toward a bodily organ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • afferently — af·fer·ent·ly …   English syllables

  • afferently — adverb see afferent …   Useful english dictionary

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  • afferent — I. adjective Etymology: Latin afferent , afferens, present participle of afferre to bring to, from ad + ferre to bear more at bear Date: circa 1847 bearing or conducting inward; specifically conveying impulses toward the central nervous system… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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