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phonoreceptor

[foh-noh-ri-sep-ter] /ˌfoʊ noʊ rɪˈsɛp tər/
noun, Physiology, Biology
1.
a receptor stimulated by sound waves.
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phonoreceptor pho·no·re·cep·tor (fō'nō-rĭ-sěp'tər)
n.
A receptor for sound stimuli.

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