efferent neuron

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Synonyms for efferent neuron

a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord

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This is due to descending efferent nerve tracts that synapse with spinal efferent neurons.
timolol suggest concurrent activation of adrenergic efferent neurons.
Briefly, the cell bodies of these efferent neurons are located at the base of the brain; their axons project to the eyes through each of the optic nerves; they synapse on to all cell types in the eyes, including photoreceptors; and their activity is controlled by a circadian clock located in the brain.
Embryonic wisdom dictates that both afferent and efferent neurons need polar lipids and ECM nutrient support to fully restore inner physician function.