exteroceptive

adjective
ex·​tero·​cep·​tive | \ ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce exteroceptive (audio) \

Definition of exteroceptive

: relating to, being, or activated by stimuli received by an organism from outside

First Known Use of exteroceptive

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exteroceptive

exterior + -o- + -ceptive (as in receptive)

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The first known use of exteroceptive was in 1906

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“Exteroceptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exteroceptive. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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exteroceptive

adjective
ex·​tero·​cep·​tive | \ ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv How to pronounce exteroceptive (audio) \

Medical Definition of exteroceptive

: activated by, relating to, or being stimuli received by an organism from outside exteroceptive feedback

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