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mechanoreceptor

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A specialized sensory end organ that responds to mechanical stimuli such as tension, pressure, or displacement.

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  • noun biology any receptor that provides an organism with information about mechanical changes in its environment, such as movement, tension and pressure

Etymologies

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From mechano- +‎ receptor

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