|a.||1.||(Physiol.) Conveying outward, or discharging; - applied to certain blood vessels, lymphatics, nerves, etc.|
|n.||1.||An efferent duct or stream.|
|Adj.||1.||efferent - of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS; "efferent nerves and impulses"|
afferent - of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS; "afferent nerves"; "afferent impulses"