tendon organ

tendon organ
= Golgi tendon organ
a sensory receptor found within a tendon that responds to the tension or stretching of the tendon and relays impulses to the central nervous system. Like stretch receptors in muscle, tendon organs are part of the proprioceptor system.

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  • tendon organ — n GOLGI TENDON ORGAN * * * (Golgi tendon organ) a sensory receptor found within a tendon that responds to the tension or stretching of the tendon and relays impulses to the central nervous system. Like stretch receptors in muscle, tendon organs… …   Medical dictionary

  • tendon organ — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golgi tendon organ — Organ of Golgi (neurotendinous spindle) from the human tendo calcaneus. Latin organum sensorium tendinis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Golgi tendon organ — n a spindle shaped sensory end organ within a tendon that provides information about muscle tension called also neurotendinous spindle * * * see tendon organ * * * an encapsulated nerve ending found in tendons of mammalian muscles and acting as a …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi tendon organ — see tendon organ …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi tendon organ — see tendon organ …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • tendon spindle — n GOLGI TENDON ORGAN * * * Golgi tendon organ …   Medical dictionary

  • Tendon — For other uses, see Tendon (disambiguation). Tendon One such tendon in the Human Body, the Achilles tendon. Latin tendo Cod …   Wikipedia

  • Tendon reflex — (or T reflex) may refer to: A stretch reflex, when the stretch is created by a blow upon a muscle tendon. This is the usual definition of the term.[1][2] Deep tendon reflex also usually refers to this sense.[3] The Golgi tendon reflex, motivated… …   Wikipedia

  • Веретено Сухожильное, Веретено Нервно-Сухожильное (Tendon Organ), Орган Гольджи Сухожильный (Golgi Tendon Organ) — расположенный внутри сухожилия вблизи мышц рецептор, который воспринимает натяжение сухожилия, посылая в центральную нервную систему соответствующие импульсы. Подобно находящимся в мышцах рецепторам растяжения, сухожильное веретено является… …   Медицинские термины

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