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adj re·cep·tive \ri-ˈsep-tiv\

Medical Definition of RECEPTIVE

:  open and responsive to ideas, impressions, or suggestions
a of a sensory end organ :  fit to receive and transmit stimuli b :  sensory 1
re·cep·tive·ness noun
re·cep·tiv·i·ty \ˌrē-ˌsep-ˈtiv-ət-ē, ri-\ noun, plural re·cep·tiv·i·ties
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