Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
efferent ef·fer·ent (ěf'ər-ənt)
Directed away from a central organ or section. n.
An efferent organ or body part, such as a blood vessel.
Carrying motor impulses away from a central organ or part, as a nerve that conducts impulses from the central nervous system to the periphery of the body. Compare afferent.