A sensory receptor within a tendon that responds to tension and relays impulses to the central nervous system.
More example sentences
- Signals from tendon organs are inhibitory.
- A degree of tension in the muscles is sensed by the tendon organs.
- It's not your tendon organs or lactic acid build-up that's holding you back.
More definitions of tendon organDefinition of tendon organ in:
- The US English dictionary