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|Noun||1.||afferent nerve - a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system|
dorsal horn, dorsal root - one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally to the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers
afferent fiber, sensory fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system
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