Meaning of efferent

ef•fer•ent

Pronunciation: (ef'ur-unt), [key]
— Anat., Physiol. Anat.,Physiol.
—adj.
  1. conveying or conducting away from an organ or part (opposed to afferent).
—n.
  1. an efferent part, as a nerve or blood vessel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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