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pressoreceptor

[pres-oh-ri-sep-ter] /ˌprɛs oʊ rɪˈsɛp tər/
noun, Physiology
1.
a proprioceptor responding to changes of blood pressure.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; press(ure) + -o- + receptor
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pressoreceptor in Medicine

pressoreceptor pres·so·re·cep·tor (prěs'ō-rĭ-sěp'tər)
n.
See baroreceptor.

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