Golgi tendon organ

noun

Medical Definition of Golgi tendon organ

: a spindle-shaped sensory end organ within a tendon that provides information about muscle tension

called also neurotendinous spindle

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“Golgi tendon organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Golgi%20tendon%20organ. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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