n. receptor which responds to stimuli coming from within the body (Physiology)

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  • interoceptor — INTEROCEPTÓR, interoceptori, s.m. (biol.) Terminaţie nervoasă a unui analizator intern care culege şi transmite impulsuri primite de la organele interne. – Din fr. interocepteur, engl. interoceptor. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • interoceptor — m. neurol. Receptor interno. Medical Dictionary. 2011. interoceptor Terminación nerviosa sensitiva localizada en células de …   Diccionario médico

  • interoceptor — [in΄tər ō sep′tər] n. [ModL: see INTERNAL & RECEPTOR] an efferent nerve terminal or internal sensory receptor that responds to the internal organs, muscles, blood vessels, and the ear labyrinth interoceptive adj …   English World dictionary

  • interoceptor — noun Date: 1906 a sensory receptor excited by interoceptive stimuli …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • interoceptor — /in teuh roh sep teuhr/, n. Physiol. a receptor, esp. of the viscera, responding to stimuli originating from within the body. [1905 10; INTER(IOR) + O + (RE)CEPTOR; cf. EXTEROCEPTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • interoceptor — One of the various forms of small sensory end organs (receptors) situated within the walls of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts or in other viscera. [inter + L. capio, to take] * * * in·tero·cep·tor tər n a sensory receptor excited by… …   Medical dictionary

  • interoceptor — in·ter·o·cep·tor …   English syllables

  • interoceptor — n. any receptor organ composed of sensory nerve cells that respond to and monitor changes within the body, such as the stretching of muscles or the acidity of the blood …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • interoceptor — in•ter•o•cep•tor [[t]ˌɪn tə roʊˈsɛp tər[/t]] n. phl a sensory receptor or nerve ending that responds to stimuli originating from within the body • Etymology: 1905–10; inter (ior) + o + ((re)ceptor in ter•o•cep′tive, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • interoceptor — /ɪntəroʊˈsɛptə/ (say intuhroh septuh) noun a nerve ending or sense organ responding to stimuli originating from within the body. {intero inside (New Latin combining form modelled on extero outside) + ceptor. See receptor} …  

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