nerve ending

noun

Definition of nerve ending 

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

First Known Use of nerve ending

1868, in the meaning defined above

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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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