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sensory receptor


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  • n. A sensory nerve ending that recognizes a stimulus in the internal or external environment of an organism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation


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