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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)

mechanoreception

play \-ˈsep-shən\ noun

mechanoreceptive

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 Pacinian corpuscle) that responds to a mechanical stimulus (as a change in pressure)

mechanoreception

\-ˈsep-shən\play noun

mechanoreceptive

\-ˈsep-tiv\play adjective



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