nerve ending

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Noun1.nerve ending - the terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapsenerve ending - the terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
axon, axone - long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
free nerve ending - microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor
Pacinian corpuscle - a specialized bulblike nerve ending located in the subcutaneous tissue of the skin; occurs abundantly in the skin of palms and soles and joints and genitals
proprioceptor - special nerve endings in the muscles and tendons and other organs that respond to stimuli regarding the position and movement of the body
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
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Circulation Expert uses tried and tested EMS (electrical muscle stimulation) that gently activates the nerve ending in the soles of your feet; this remarkable action soothes and relaxes stiff leg muscles.
Roads run like blue veins; trees bristle or undulate, every branch a nerve ending.
The toxin does not morphologically change the nerve ending, and it does not cause cell death.
She would snore to beat the band and not bother me a bit, while Ben's snore came to grate on my every nerve ending.
An electrical signal causes the containers and membrane to fuse and the neurotransmitters flow from the nerve ending to be captured by other nerve cells.
At these junctions, a nerve ending normally sends chemical signals across a gap to stimulate muscle contraction.
The birth defect, known as Myelomeningocele, is the rarest and severe form of spina bifida, wherein the spinal cord and nerve endings of the newborn were exposed and protruding out of the body.
This tissue contains microscopic hollow tubes that, when exposed, allow hot and cold liquids and food to contact the underlying nerve endings in the teeth, causing pain.
Any technique that reduces trauma to the nerve endings is bound to decrease pain and there are various maneuvers that have been described in literature to achieve this aim and these include:
3 You feel testicle trauma inside your belly because the nerve endings leading away from your testicles are attached to your stomach.
Surgical nerve repair involves the exploration of the injured nerve and the removal of injured tissue from the nerve endings.