muscle-tendon attachment

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the union of a muscle and tendon fiber in which sarcolemma intervenes between the two; the end of the muscle fiber may be rounded, conic, or tapered.
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98) Intraobserver reliability of Muscle-Tendon Junction (MTJ) displacement, MTJ angle and real time tissue elastography were high.
It is called a tendon organ because the receptor is located at the muscle-tendon junction.
GTOs are sensory receptors located at the muscle-tendon junction at both ends of skeletal muscles.