exteroceptive


ex·tero·cep·tive

adjective \ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of EXTEROCEPTIVE

:  relating to, being, or activated by stimuli received by an organism from outside

Origin of EXTEROCEPTIVE

exterior + -o- + -ceptive (as in receptive)
First Known Use: 1906

ex·tero·cep·tive

adjective \ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXTEROCEPTIVE

: activated by, relating to, or being stimuli received by an organism from outside <exteroceptive feedback>

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