Camillo Golgi

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Noun1.Camillo Golgi - Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)
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The Golgi organ (also called Golgi tendon organ, tendon organ, neurotendinous organ or neurotendinous spindle), is a proprioceptive sensory receptor organ that is located at the insertion of skeletal muscle fibers into the tendons of skeletal muscle.