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1. receptor

noun. ['riːˈsɛptɝ'] an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation.

Synonyms

  • labyrinth
  • sensory receptor
  • papilla
  • sense organ
  • third eye
  • enteroceptor
  • stretch receptor
  • organ of hearing
  • internal ear
  • exteroceptor
  • pineal eye
  • lateral line organ
  • chemoreceptor
  • eye
  • semicircular canal
  • sensory system
  • inner ear
  • lateral line
  • ear
  • thermoreceptor
  • interoceptor
  • organ
  • optic
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • natural object
  • effecter
  • mortal

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Words that Rhyme with Receptor

  • interceptor
  • sceptre
  • septer

Example sentences of the word receptor


1. Noun, singular or mass
One way of categorizing them is by the presence of receptor proteins called CD4 or CD8 on their surface.

2. Adjective
Gymnetic acid molecules fill receptor locations on your taste buds to curb sugar cravings.

2. receptor

noun. ['riːˈsɛptɝ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • beta-adrenergic receptor
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • alpha receptor
  • alpha-adrenergic receptor
  • beta receptor
  • beta-adrenoceptor
  • bodily structure
  • alpha-adrenoceptor

Antonyms

  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody
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