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.)

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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4. 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


5. sensory (adj.)

relating to or concerned in sensation