neutroceptor

noun
neu·​tro·​cep·​tor | \ ¦n(y)ü‧trō¦septə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of neutroceptor

: a receptor for stimuli that are not necessarily either harmful or beneficial — compare nociceptor

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History and Etymology for neutroceptor

neutro- + receptor

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“Neutroceptor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neutroceptor. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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