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Sensory receptor   /sˈɛnsəri risˈɛptər/   Listen
Sensory receptor

An organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.  Synonyms: receptor, sense organ.

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Words linked to "Sensory receptor" :   enteroceptor, ear, inner ear, pineal eye, organ, lateral line, sensory system, stretch receptor, third eye, sense organ, semicircular canal, effector, internal ear, lateral line organ, oculus, labyrinth, baroreceptor, organ of hearing, interoceptor, chemoreceptor, papilla, exteroceptor, thermoreceptor, eye, optic

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