Definition of advehent in English:

advehent

adjective

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

Origin

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.

Pronunciation:

advehent

/ədˈviːənt/