end-organ

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adjective

: of or relating to an organ (as the liver or kidney) that is ultimately affected by a chronic or progressive disease or condition
diabetic end-organ damage
predictions of end-organ function and failure in severe sepsisG. J. Slotman

end organ

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noun

: a structure forming the peripheral terminus of a path of nerve conduction and consisting of an effector or a receptor with its associated nerve terminations

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“End-organ.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/end-organ. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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