tangoreceptor

tangoreceptor

[tang-goh-ri-sep-ter]
noun Physiology, Biology.
a receptor stimulated by touch.

Origin:
< Latin tang(ere) to touch + -o- + receptor

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tangoreceptor tan·go·re·cep·tor (tāng'gō-rĭ-sěp'tər)
n.
A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.

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