noun, Cell Biology.
an abundant, tuftlike branching at the axon ending of certain nerve cells.
- End bud
end bud n. See tail bud.
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of various types of oval or rounded structures occurring at the ends of nerve fibers, ranging from slight enlargements to complex corpuscles that act as sensory receptors for pain, touch, cold, etc. end bulb n. One of the oval or rounded bodies in which a sensory nerve fiber terminates.
[end-kap] /ˈɛndˌkæp/ noun 1. a shelving unit for store merchandise that is placed at either end of the main shelving unit along an aisle: an endcap displaying some items on sale. 2. the retail space at either end of a strip mall: a bank endcap with a drive-through window.
[end-kuh n-soo-mer] /ˈɛnd kənˌsu mər/ noun 1. an end user.