end organ

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a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers

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hematomas) or interruption in blood flow cause a local ischemic neuritis often affects motor and sensory end organs.
39-41) Recently, animal studies and clinical trials have shown good results using biologic and biodegradable substances such as mesothelium, omentum, vein, artery, and polyglycolic acid (PGA) as conduits that allow regenerating nerve fibers to course their way to the end organs or nerve stump.
Meniere's disease: Morphological findings in eighth nerve and vestibular end organs.
Renin inhibitors work through a mechanism of action that simultaneously inhibits renin and reduces plasma renin activity (PRA), in contrast to other therapies which act on the RAS but result in increased PRA which is believed to be harmful to end organs, such as the heart, kidney and brain.
In addition to its greater BP control, aliskiren neutralized the ARB-induced compensatory rise in Plasma Renin Activity (PRA), a risk factor for end organ damage.