end organ

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end organ

n.
The encapsulated termination of a sensory nerve.
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end organ

n
(Anatomy) anatomy the expanded end of a peripheral motor or sensory nerve
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end′ or`gan


n.
one of several specialized structures at the peripheral end of sensory or motor nerve fibers.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.end organ - a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibersend 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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end or·gan

n. órgano terminal.
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