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thermoreceptor

[thur-moh-ri-sep-ter] /ˌθɜr moʊ rɪˈsɛp tər/
noun, Physiology
1.
a receptor stimulated by changes in temperature.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; thermo- + receptor
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thermoreceptor in Medicine

thermoreceptor ther·mo·re·cep·tor (thûr'mō-rĭ-sěp'tər)
n.
A sensory receptor that responds to heat and cold.

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