EFFERENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The conducting or conveying of something away from a central point. Compare afferent. EFFERENT: "An efferent nerve fibre takes impulses away from the brain." Related Psychology Terms C FIBER EFFERENT PATHWAY EFFERENT NERVE FIBER DORSAL ROOT FEEDBACK EFFERENT NEURON DACTYLOLOGY EMPIRICAL METHOD EXTERNAL EVALUATOR REVERSE TOLERANCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EFFERENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/efferent/ (accessed May 11, 2021).