[ ih-fek-ter ]
/ ɪˈfɛk tər /
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British Dictionary definitions for effector
/ (ɪˈfɛktə) /
physiol a nerve ending that terminates in a muscle or gland and provides neural stimulation causing contraction or secretion
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Medicine definitions for effector
[ ĭ-fĕk′tər ]
A muscle, gland, or organ capable of responding to a stimulus, especially a nerve impulse.
A nerve ending that carries impulses to a muscle, gland, or organ and activates muscle contraction or glandular secretion.
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