receptor

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(biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction agonist
sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ antenna , feeler
medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site antihistamine
sensory receptor that responds to pressure baroreceptor
T cell with CD4 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and secretes lymphokines that stimulate B cells and killer T cells; helper T cells are infected and killed by the AIDS virus CD4 cell , CD4 T cell , helper cell , helper T cell
T cell with CD8 receptor that recognizes antigens on the surface of a virus-infected cell and binds to the infected cell and kill it CD8 cell , CD8 T cell , cytotoxic T cell , killer cell , killer T cell
sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli chemoreceptor
visual receptor cell sensitive to color cone , cone cell , retinal cone
any receptor that responds to stimuli inside the body enteroceptor , interoceptor
any receptor that responds to stimuli outside the body exteroceptor
microscopic sensory nerve endings in the skin that are not connected to any specific sensory receptor free nerve ending
medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2 histamine blocker
visual receptor cell sensitive to dim light retinal rod , rod , rod cell
receptor in a muscle that responds to stretching of the muscle tissue stretch receptor
any cell that has a specific receptor for an antigen or antibody or hormone or drug, or is the focus of contact by a virus or phagocyte or nerve fiber etc. target cell
sensory receptor that responds to heat and cold thermoreceptor
SCID in male children resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for a protein on the surface of T cells that allows them to develop a growth factor receptor X-linked SCID , X-SCID
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