Flower-spray organ of ruffini

Flower-spray organ of ruffini --> 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 fibre branches spread out upon the surface of the intrafusal fibres like a spray of flowers.

Synonym: flower-spray organ of ruffini.

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