Definition of Nerve end
1. Noun. The terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse.
Group relationships: Axon, Axone
Specialized synonyms: Free Nerve Ending, Pacinian Corpuscle, Proprioceptor
Generic synonyms: End, Terminal
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Literary usage of Nerve end
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Timothy Holmes (1883)
"Tula "nerve- tuft" is, as it «-ere, but a compound network. the so-called nerve-end bulbs. The ends of the nerves never penetrate the interior of the ..."
2. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"NERVE-END APPARATUS In many cases-—skin, alimentary tract, muscles, etc.—the ends of the sensory nerves lose their medullary sheath and break up into fine ..."
3. Operative Surgery by John Shelton Horsley (1921)
"care that it should be of ample length and sutured to the ends of the nerve with the same technic that would be used in uniting the nerve end-to-end. ..."
4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"The drying of the nerve end apparently exerts an inhibition upon the nerve-muscle prepara- ation, which cannot be overcome by any stimulation of another ..."
5. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"This cavity is not empty, but the posterior part of it is filled with the termination of the nerve end-cells of the retina, as pointed out by me and ..."
6. Developmental Pathology by Eugene S. Talbot (1905)
"The effects of disease upon the pulp of the tooth, both through exposure, nerve-end degeneration, and the vaso-motor disorder, have already been described. ..."