|Compare afferent carrying or conducting outwards from a part or an organ of the body, esp from the brain or spinal cord|
|[C19: from Latin efferre to bear off, from ferre to bear]|
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.