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photoreceptor

noun pho·to·re·cep·tor \-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of PHOTORECEPTOR

:  a receptor for light stimuli
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First Known Use of PHOTORECEPTOR

1906
Medical Dictionary

photoreceptor

noun pho·to·re·cep·tor \-ˈsep-tər\

Medical Definition of PHOTORECEPTOR

:  a receptor for light stimuli

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