photoreceptor


pho·to·re·cep·tor

noun \-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of PHOTORECEPTOR

:  a receptor for light stimuli

First Known Use of PHOTORECEPTOR

1906

pho·to·re·cep·tor

noun \-ˈsep-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTORECEPTOR

: a receptor for light stimuli

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: photoreconnaissance
Previous Word in the Dictionary: photoreception
All Words Near: photoreceptor

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up photoreceptor? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).