efferent nerve

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Noun1.efferent nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glandsefferent 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
nerve, nervus - any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
efferent fiber, motor fiber - a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the muscles or glands
corticospinal tract, pyramidal motor system, pyramidal tract - any of the important motor nerves on each side of the central nervous system that run from the sensorimotor areas of the cortex through the brainstem to motor neurons of the cranial nerve nuclei and the ventral root of the spinal cord
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Thereby, further studies may support the understanding of the role of efferent pathways in cases of tinnitus and, especially, the assessment of the hypothesis of MSOC relation [10].
The afferent and efferent pathways are the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal nerve and the facial nerve, respectively (16).
The peripheral nerves act as afferent pathways for neural messages from the nociceptive receptors to the spinal cord, and the efferent pathways that relay the messages to react to the stimulus.
This difference may be due to a longer distance the efferent pathways of SSR have to travel for the sole recording site than for the palm.