pressoreceptor

pressoreceptor

[pres-oh-ri-sep-ter]
noun Physiology.
a proprioceptor responding to changes of blood pressure.

Origin:
1940–45; press(ure) + -o- + receptor

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

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