nerve ending

nerve ending


Definition of NERVE ENDING

:  a structure forming the distal end of a nerve axon — see neuron illustration

First Known Use of NERVE ENDING

circa 1890

nerve ending

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NERVE ENDING

: the structure in which the distal end of the axon of a nerve fiber terminates—called also nerve end

Illustration of NERVE ENDING


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