Medical Definition of Golgi tendon organ

1. A proprioceptive sensory nerve ending embedded among the fibres of a tendon, often near the musculotendinous junction; it is compressed and activated by any increase of the tendon's tension, caused either by active contraction or passive stretch of the corresponding muscle. Synonym: neurotendinous organ, neurotendinous spindle. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golgi Tendon Organ

Goldwynisms
Golfo de Mexico
Golgi
Golgi's cell
Golgi's osmiobichromate fixative
Golgi's stain
Golgi's theory
Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscle
Golgi apparatus
Golgi bodies
Golgi body
Golgi complex
Golgi corpuscle
Golgi epithelial cell
Golgi internal reticulum
Golgi tendon organ (current term)
Golgi type II neuron
Golgi type I neuron
Golgi zone
Golgotha
Goli otok
Goliard
Goliards
Goliath
Goliath beetle
Goll's column
Gollum
Gollums
Goltz syndrome
Goma

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