stretch receptor

noun

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Stretch receptor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stretch%20receptor. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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stretch receptor

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