efferent nerve

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The auditory olivocochlear (OC) efferent nerve pathway begins in the brainstem and projects to the inner ear.
Acupuncture may also activate the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway that involves activation of vagal efferent nerves in treatment of inflammatory diseases.
As we know, hiccups originate most often from irritation of afferent or efferent nerves that control respiratory muscles, especially the diaphragm.
The bio-effects listed by the developer, Mission Research Corporation, include: shrapnel-less flash-bang, cutaneous peripheral afferent nerves (pain, susceptibility to chemical agents, lesions), cutaneous peripheral efferent nerves (temporary paralysis, choking, fibrillation), central nervous system (disorientation).