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

Origin and Etymology of exteroceptive

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


Medical Dictionary

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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