nerve end

Definitions of nerve end
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n the terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse

Synonyms:
nerve ending
Types:
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
Type of:
end, terminal
either extremity of something that has length

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