interoceptive

play
adjective in·ter·o·cep·tive \ˌin-tə-rō-ˈsep-tiv\

Definition of interoceptive

  1. :  of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the body and especially in the viscera

Origin and Etymology of interoceptive

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


Medical Dictionary

interoceptive

play
adjective in·tero·cep·tive \ˌint-ə-rō-ˈsep-tiv\

Medical Definition of interoceptive

  1. :  of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the body and especially in the viscera


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up interoceptive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

sad or melancholy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!