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synonyms for efferent

  • deviating
  • diffusive
  • divergent
  • diverging
  • eccentric
  • outward
  • radial
  • spiral
  • spreading

antonyms for efferent

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  • centripetal
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How to use efferent in a sentence

This vesicle appears as a continuation of the Mllerian ducts, but receives a number of the efferent ductules of the kidneys.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
But the efferent ductules from the kidney gradually alter their points of entrance into the primitive duct.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Then adjusted itself to the exact micro-frequency that carried the messages in his efferent nervous system.
THE K-FACTORHARRY HARRISON (AKA HENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY)
Every efferent neuron in his system carried the message full power.
THE K-FACTORHARRY HARRISON (AKA HENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY)
In other words, the vitality of the cells on the efferent side ought not to be dependent on the integrity of the reflex arc.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
There's apparently a small blood clot in the brain, Mr. President, interfering with the functioning of the efferent nerves.
HAIL TO THE CHIEFGORDON 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 YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
The efferent ducts are ciliated, and there is a patch of cilia at the point where they communicate with the cavity of each testis.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Thus, when one observes the isolated primary gland it appears as though it had efferent ducts inserted at the same point.
HANDBOOK OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGYWILLIAM ALBERT RILEY
There are two divisions of nerves, the afferent and efferent.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF CATTLEU.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EFFERENT

  • deviating
  • diffusive
  • divergent
  • diverging
  • eccentric
  • efferent
  • outward
  • radial
  • spiral
  • spreading
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.