HyperDic: afferent_neuron

English > 1 sense of the expression afferent neuron:
NOUNbodyafferent neuron, sensory neurona neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
English > afferent neuron: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord.
Synonymsensory neuron
Part ofsensory nerve, afferent nerve, afferentA nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
Broadernerve cell, neuronA cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
Spanishneurona aferente, neurona sensorial
Catalanneurona sensorial

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