In some cases ligation of the afferent vessels has been successful.
The lesions of the arteriosclerotic kidney are due to narrowing and eventual obstruction of the afferent vessels.
From the gills the afferent branchials carry the blood to the median dorsal aorta.
The caudal vein is, however, no longer the only afferent vein of this system.
Branchial hearts are formed on the afferent vessels of the branchiae.
Dissect along the truncus arteriosus to afferent branchials.
There are two divisions of nerves, the afferent and efferent.
The afferent nerves are those which convey the impression to the nerve centers.
The opposite or œsophageal extremity of the stomach is less well differentiated from the afferent tube of the œsophagus.
The appropriate movements constitute the spontaneous reaction to afferent impulses; they are simple bulbar reflexes.
afferent af·fer·ent (āf'ər-ənt)
Carrying inward to a central organ or section, as nerves that conduct impulses from the periphery of the body to the brain or spinal cord. n.
An afferent organ or body part, such as a blood vessel.
Carrying sensory information toward a central organ or part, as a nerve that conducts impulses from the periphery of the body to the central nervous system. Compare efferent.