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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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Rhymes with Sensory Receptor

  • interceptor
  • sceptre
  • septer

Sentences with sensory-receptor


1. Noun Phrase
This organ is a group of sensory receptor cells located in the palate.

2. Noun Phrase
They have sensory receptors in their skin that are sensitive to vibrations, touch, chemicals and light.

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

3. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system.

Synonyms

  • centripetal
  • receptive

Antonyms

  • decentralizing
  • centrifugal
  • unreceptive

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

4. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] involving or derived from the senses.

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbent

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)

5. sensory

adjective. ['ˈsɛnsɝi'] relating to or concerned in sensation.

Antonyms

  • unsensational

Etymology

  • sentire (Latin)
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