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end organ

[′end ‚ȯr·gən]
(neuroscience)
The expanded termination of a nerve fiber in muscle, skin, mucous membrane, or other structure.
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With longer recovery delays, end organs undergo irreversible changes.
The striking image is a composite of colorized photography of the human body and anatomical illustrations of "glowing" end organs.
Berlex is undertaking this recall in consideration of the potential for serious safety problems if the product is administered to patients, including thrombosis of blood vessels, thromboembolism, and injury or infarction of end organs such as heart, kidney, and brain.