photoreceptor

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noun pho·to·re·cep·tor \ ˌfō-tō-ri-ˈsep-tər \

Definition of photoreceptor

:a receptor for light stimuli

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First Known Use of photoreceptor

1906


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photoreceptor

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noun pho·to·re·cep·tor \ -ˈsep-tər \

medical Definition of photoreceptor

:a receptor for light stimuli

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