- 1. sensory nerve, afferent nerve, afferent, nerve, nervus
- usage: a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
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- 1. afferent (vs. efferent), centripetal, receptive, sensory(prenominal), corticoafferent, corticipetal
- usage: of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS; "afferent nerves"; "afferent impulses"
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