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Meaning of SENSORY RECEPTOR

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
 
 Synonyms: receptor, sense organ
 
 Antonyms: effector
 
 See Also: baroreceptor, chemoreceptor, ear, enteroceptor, exteroceptor, eye, inner ear, internal ear, interoceptor, labyrinth, lateral line, lateral line organ, oculus, optic, organ, organ of hearing, papilla, peeper, pineal eye, semicircular canal, sensory system, stretch receptor, thermoreceptor, third eye

 

 

 

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