Medical Dictionary

Golgi tendon organ

noun

Definition of GOLGI TENDON ORGAN

:  a spindle-shaped sensory end organ within a tendon that provides information about muscle tension—called also neurotendinous spindle
March 31, 2015
refluent Hear it
Flowing back
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears