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nerve ending

noun

Definition of NERVE ENDING

:  a structure forming the distal end of a nerve axon — see neuron illustration
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First Known Use of NERVE ENDING

circa 1890
Medical Dictionary

nerve ending

noun

Medical Definition of NERVE ENDING

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

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