thermoreceptor

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noun ther·mo·re·cep·tor \ˌthər-mō-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of thermoreceptor

  1. :  a sensory end organ that is stimulated by heat or cold

First Known Use of thermoreceptor

1937


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thermoreceptor

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noun ther·mo·re·cep·tor \ˌthər-mō-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Medical Definition of thermoreceptor

  1. :  a sensory end organ that is stimulated by heat or cold


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