Synonyms for sensory receptor |

Synonyms and antonyms for sensory receptor

1. sensory (adj.)

of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system

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2. sensory (adj.)

involving or derived from the senses

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3. receptor (n.)

a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response


4. receptor (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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5. sensory (adj.)

relating to or concerned in sensation