efferent nerve(redirected from Efferent nerves)
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|Noun||1.||efferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands|
anterior horn, anterior root, ventral horn, ventral root - one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers
efferent neuron, motoneuron, motor nerve fiber, motor neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord