interoceptor

noun in·ter·o·cep·tor \ ˌin-tə-rō-ˈsep-tər \

Definition of interoceptor

: a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli

First Known Use of interoceptor

1906

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interoceptor

noun in·tero·cep·tor \ -tər \

medical Definition of interoceptor

: a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli — compare exteroceptor

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