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end organ

noun, Cell Biology
1.
one of several specialized structures at the peripheral end of sensory or motor nerve fibers.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for end organ

end organ

noun
1.
(anatomy) the expanded end of a peripheral motor or sensory nerve
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end organ in Medicine

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

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