end organ(redirected from proprioceptor end organ)
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The encapsulated termination of a sensory nerve.
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(Anatomy) anatomy the expanded end of a peripheral motor or sensory nerve
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one of several specialized structures at the peripheral end of sensory or motor nerve fibers.
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|Noun||1.||end organ - a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers|
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
endplate, end-plate, motor end plate - the flattened end of a motor neuron that transmits neural impulses to a muscle
osmoreceptor - sensory end organ that responds to changes in osmotic pressure
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n. órgano terminal.
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