thermoreceptor


ther·mo·re·cep·tor

noun \ˌthər-mō-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of THERMORECEPTOR

:  a sensory end organ that is stimulated by heat or cold

First Known Use of THERMORECEPTOR

1937

ther·mo·re·cep·tor

noun \ˌthər-mō-ri-ˈsep-tər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMORECEPTOR

: a sensory end organ that is stimulated by heat or cold

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