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transmitting impulses from sense organs to nerve centers

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a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system

of nerves and nerve impulses

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10] Moreover, it appears that inhibitory inputs from peripheral nerves and higher centers are directed at these gates and that these too may modulate or abolish the afferent impulse.
Once the source of afferent impulses is removed, the condition is said to resolve very gradually over a period of time (Johnson, loc.
Renal afferent impulses, the posterior hypothalamus, and hypertension in rats with chronic renal failure.
ATP is also involved in the generation of afferent impulses.
The mechanism of action may involve decreasing afferent impulses to the spinal trigeminal nuclear complex.