Definition of tendon organ in English:

tendon organ

noun

Anatomy
  • A sensory receptor within a tendon that responds to tension and relays impulses to the central nervous system.

    • ‘A degree of tension in the muscles is sensed by the tendon organs.’
    • ‘Signals from tendon organs are inhibitory.’
    • ‘It's not your tendon organs or lactic acid build-up that's holding you back.’