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Definition of Afferently
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Literary usage of Afferently
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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"By these means the effect of the practice was confined afferently to the left thumb and forefinger, ..."
2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"... impulse becomes converted into an efferent one without the interposition of a cell body and further, that a single neuron can at one time act afferently ..."
3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1912)
"I quite agree—the psychosis being neurosis consciously felt. The neurosis afferently causes psychosis, ie, causes will; the psychosis ..."
4. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"... fibers were now conducting afferently. We now know that in such a case the old hypoglossal fibers degenerate completely, and the new ones that are ..."
5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"... union had been established, gave signs of sensation it was considered as proof that the efferent hypo- glossal fibers were now conducting afferently. ..."
6. Brain and Personality: Or, the Physical Relations of the Brain to the Mind by William Hanna Thomson (1906)
"... but they cannot even think long afferently by will, as, for example, in the passive mental exercise of listening. If they listen at all, they must have ..."
7. A Treatise on the Law of New Trials in Cases Civil and Criminal by David Graham, Thomas Whitney Waterman (1855)
"... '\ere should be a decided pre- < there is no such prepon- ot, Imlay and Griswold ' before the first judge. .ud it appears from there- .afferently on the ..."