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af·fer·ent

 (ăf′ər-ənt)
adj.
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.

[Latin afferēns, afferent-, present participle of afferre, to bring toward : ad-, ad- + ferre, to bring; see bher- in Indo-European roots.]

af′fer·ent·ly adv.

afferently

(ˈæfərəntlɪ)
adv
in a manner moving to the centre or inwards
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We believe that what we're doing here is sending a message afferently to the brain.