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Origin of efferent
OTHER WORDS FROM efferentef·fer·ence, nounef·fer·ent·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH efferentafferent, efferent .
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Example sentences from the Web for efferent
The boy who had had to stay in a therapeutic chair all his life because his efferent nerves could not control his body.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
The spinal cord is like an upturned tree, with man's hair as its roots, and afferent and efferent nerves as branches.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
There's apparently a small blood clot in the brain, Mr. President, interfering with the functioning of the efferent nerves.Hail to the Chief|Gordon Randall Garrett
The distal portions of the postcardinal veins form the efferent renal branches and the ascending trunks of the postcava.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
But the efferent ductules from the kidney gradually alter their points of entrance into the primitive duct.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour