end organ


end organ

noun

Definition of END ORGAN

:  a structure forming the end of a neural path and consisting of an effector or a receptor with its associated nerve terminations

First Known Use of END ORGAN

1875

end organ

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of END ORGAN

: a structure forming the peripheral terminus of a path of nerve conduction and consisting of an effector or a receptor with its associated nerve terminations

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