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  • Esodic — E*sod ic, a. [Gr. ? within + ? way.] (Physiol.) Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; said of certain nerves. Opposed to {exodic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esodic — SYN: afferent. [G. eso, inward, + hodos, way] * * * es·od·ic e säd ik, .ē adj AFFERENT <esodic nerves> …   Medical dictionary

  • esodic — es·od·ic …   English syllables

  • esodic — (ˈ)e|sädik, (ˈ)ē| adjective Etymology: Greek esodos, eisodos entrance (from es, eis into from en in + hodos way) + English ic more at in, ode of nerves : afferent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

  • Exodic — Ex*od ic, a. [Gr. ? belonging to departure. See {Exodus}.] (Physiol.) Conducting influences from the spinal cord outward; said of the motor or efferent nerves. Opposed to {esodic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CIA cryptonym — CIA cryptonyms are code words seen in declassified documents of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. There has been much speculation as to their meaning.Format of CryptonymsEach CIA cryptonym contains a two character prefix called a digraph,… …   Wikipedia

  • Afferent — Carrying toward. A vein is an afferent vessel since it carries blood toward from the heart. An afferent nerve carries impulses toward the central nervous system. The opposite of afferent is efferent. * * * Inflowing; conducting toward a center,… …   Medical dictionary

  • exodic — (ˈ)ek|sädik, (ˈ)eg|zä adjective Etymology: Greek exodos departure, going out + English ic : efferent * * * exodic / odˈ/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑exodus * * * exodic, a. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|sod|ic — «ih SOD ihk», adjective. carrying inward to a central point; afferent: »esodic nerves. ╂[< Greek ésō within + hodós way + English ic] …   Useful english dictionary

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