"Muscle Spindles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Skeletal muscle structures that function as the MECHANORECEPTORS responsible for the stretch or myotactic reflex (REFLEX, STRETCH). They are composed of a bundle of encapsulated SKELETAL MUSCLE FIBERS, i.e., the intrafusal fibers (nuclear bag 1 fibers, nuclear bag 2 fibers, and nuclear chain fibers) innervated by SENSORY NEURONS.
- Muscle Spindles
- Muscle Spindle
- Spindle, Muscle
- Spindles, Muscle
- Stretch Receptors, Muscle
- Receptors, Stretch, Muscle
- Muscle Stretch Receptors
- Muscle Stretch Receptor
- Receptor, Muscle Stretch
- Receptors, Muscle Stretch
- Stretch Receptor, Muscle
- Neuromuscular Spindles
- Neuromuscular Spindle
- Spindle, Neuromuscular
- Spindles, Neuromuscular
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Muscle Spindles" by people in Profiles.
Influences of dynamic exercise on force steadiness and common drive. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2014 Sep; 14(3):377-86.