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interoceptor

interoceptor

noun in·ter·o·cep·tor \-tər\

Definition of INTEROCEPTOR

:  a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli

First Known Use of INTEROCEPTOR

1906

interoceptor

noun in·tero·cep·tor \-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTEROCEPTOR

:  a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli—compare exteroceptor

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