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Medical Term:

flower-spray ending


one of the two types of sensory nerve ending associated with the neuromuscular spindle (the other being the annulospiral ending); in this type, the fiber branches spread out on the surface of the intrafusal fibers like a spray of flowers.

Synonym(s): flower-spray organ of Ruffini

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