mechanosensory

adjective
mech·​a·​no·​sen·​so·​ry | \ -ˈsen(t)-sə-rē How to pronounce mechanosensory (audio) \

Medical Definition of mechanosensory

: of, relating to, or functioning in the sensing of mechanical stimuli (as pressure or vibration) mechanosensory cells mechanosensory neurons

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