Meaning of advehent in English:


Pronunciation /ədˈviːənt/


rare Zoology Embryology
  • Carrying towards, afferent; specifically designating the veins leading to the kidney in a renal portal system.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From post-classical Latin advehent-, advehens, specific use (as adjective) of classical Latin advehent-, advehēns, present participle of advehere to bring from ad- + vehere to carry.