exteroceptor definition

  • noun:
    • A sense organ, including the ear, that receives and responds to stimuli from outside of the human anatomy.
    • an awareness organ or neurological receptor that reacts to outside stimuli
    • any receptor that responds to stimuli beyond your human body
    • a feeling organ, including the ear, that receives and responds to stimuli originating from beyond your body.
    • A sense organ or nerve receptor that responds to external stimuli
    • any receptor that reacts to stimuli away from body

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