efferent neuron


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Noun1.efferent neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cordefferent neuron - a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
efferent, efferent nerve, motor nerve - a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
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Armour, "Effects of acutely raising intracranial pressure on cardiac sympathetic efferent neuron function," Cardiovascular Research, vol.
In this case, the efferent neuron is replaced by an endocrine cell, which produces a hormone that induces a response in an effector or target cell.
Keywords: atrial tachyarrhythmias, parasympathetic efferent neuron, atrial mapping, intrinsic cardiac nervous system, vagally mediated atrial fibrillation