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mechanoreceptor

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noun mech·a·no·re·cep·tor \-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of mechanoreceptor

  1. :  a neural end organ (as a tactile receptor) that responds to a mechanical stimulus (as a change in pressure)

mech·a·no·re·cep·tion play \-ˈsep-shən\ noun
mech·a·no·re·cep·tive play \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective


1927

First Known Use of mechanoreceptor

1927


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mechanoreceptor

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noun mech·a·no·re·cep·tor \-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Medical Definition of mechanoreceptor

  1. :  a neural end organ (as a tactile receptor) that responds to a mechanical stimulus (as a change in pressure)

  2. mech·a·no·re·cep·tion \-ˈsep-shən\play noun
    mech·a·no·re·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\play adjective




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