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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; said of certain nerves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; -- said of certain nerves. Opposed to exodic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In physiology, conducting impressions to the brain and spinal cord; afferent: said of certain nerves.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek within + way. (Wiktionary)

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