Afferent

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Afferent (from Latin, ad meaning "to" and ferre meaning "to carry") is an anatomical term with the following meanings:

  • Conveying towards a center, for example the afferent arterioles conveying blood toward the Bowman's capsule in the kidney (opposite to efferent)
  • Something that so conducts, see Afferent nerve fiber

Afferent may refer to: