interoceptor

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

Definition of interoceptor

  1. :  a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli

First Known Use of interoceptor

1906


Medical Dictionary

interoceptor

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noun in·tero·cep·tor \-tər\

Medical Definition of interoceptor

  1. :  a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli—compare exteroceptor


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