exteroceptive

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

Definition of exteroceptive

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

Origin and Etymology of exteroceptive

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


First Known Use: 1906


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exteroceptive

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

Medical Definition of exteroceptive

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


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