• Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed toefferent; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which conveysensations from the external organs to the brain.


    Afferent meaning & definition 1 of Afferent.


  • (especially of a nerve) carrying something towards the centre of a body part

    Afferent meaning & definition 2 of Afferent.


  • Conducting or conducted inward or toward something (for nerves, the central nervous system; for blood vessels, the organ supplied).

    Afferent meaning & definition 3 of Afferent.

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