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Overview of noun receptor

The noun receptor has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. receptor

(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)

2. sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor

(an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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