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Nerve ending

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Description of Nerve ending

Nerve ending: sensory receptors for afferent fibers, neuroeffectors for efferent fibers.
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Nerve ending: Specialized terminations of peripheral neurons. Nerve endings include NEUROEFFECTOR JUNCTION(s) by which neurons activate target organs and sensory receptors (see RECEPTORS, SENSORY) which transduce information from the various sensory modalities and send it centrally in the nervous system. Presynaptic nerve endings are PRESYNAPTIC TERMINALS.
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