follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

afferent vessel

afferent vessel in Medicine

afferent vessel n.

  1. An artery conveying blood to a part.

  2. A lymphatic vessel entering a lymph node.

  3. The arteriole that enters a renal glomerulus.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Word Value for afferent

14
15
Scrabble Words With Friends