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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 af·fer·ent /ˈæfərənt, ˌfɛrənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 af·fer·ent /ˈæfərənt, ˌɛrənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Af·fer·ent a.  Physiol. Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to efferent; as, afferent vessels; afferent nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information
            from the sense organs to the CNS; "afferent nerves";
            "afferent impulses" [ant: efferent]