Definitions for effectorɪˈfɛk tər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. effecter, effector(noun)

    one who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose

  2. effector(noun)

    a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion

  3. effector(noun)

    an organ (a gland or muscle) that becomes active in response to nerve impulses

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. effector(Noun)

    Any muscle, organ etc. that can respond to a stimulus from a nerve.

  2. effector(Noun)

    The part of a nerve that carries a stimulus to a muscle etc.

  3. effector(Noun)

    Any small molecule that effects the function of an enzyme by binding to an allosteric site.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Effector(noun)

    an effecter

  2. Origin: [L.]

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