exteroceptive

adjective
ex·tero·cep·tive | \ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv \

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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exteroceptive

adjective
ex·tero·cep·tive | \ˌek-stə-rō-ˈsep-tiv \

Medical Definition of exteroceptive 

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

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