Origin of efferentfrom Classical Latin efferens, present participle of efferre, to carry out from ex-, out + ferre, bear
- Directed away from a central organ or section.
- Carrying impulses from the central nervous system to an effector.
Origin of efferentFrom Latin efferēns efferent- present participle of efferre to carry off ex- ex- ferre to carry ; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
- Carrying away from.
- An efferent nerve carries impulses from the brain to the body.
- Carried outward.
- Efferent impulses are those conveyed by the motor or efferent nerves from the central nervous organ outwards.