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efferent

[′ef·ə·rənt]
(physiology)
Carrying or conducting away, as the duct of an exocrine gland or a nerve.
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Urothelial-released ATP is also inhibited by botulinum toxin A, suggesting that botulinum toxin A inhibits transmitter release from sensory nerve terminals or urothelium, as well as efferent nerve terminals.
Acupuncture may also activate the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway that involves activation of vagal efferent nerves in treatment of inflammatory diseases.
These subdivisions lead to a more elaborate classification scheme--one that includes four types of afferent nerves and two types of efferent nerves. This classification scheme reveals a great deal about the function of the nervous system.