exteroceptive


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ex·ter·o·cep·tive

(eks'ter-ō-sep'tiv),
Relating to the exteroceptors; denoting the surface of the body containing the end organs adapted to receive impressions or stimuli from without.
[L. exterus, outside, + capio, to take]

exteroceptive

[ek′stərōsep′tiv]
Etymology: L, externus, outside, recipere, to receive
pertaining to stimuli that originate from outside the body or to the sensory receptors that they activate. Compare interoceptive, proprioception.

ex·ter·o·cep·tive

(eks'tĕr-ō-sep'tiv)
Relating to the exteroceptors; denoting the surface of the body containing the end organs adapted to receive impressions or stimuli from without.
[L. exterus, outside, + capio, to take]

exteroceptive

(ĕks″tĕr-ō-sĕp′tĭv) [L. externus, outside, + receptus, having received]
Pert. to receptors detecting external (environmental) stimuli.
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For example, Di Ciano and Everitt (2003) conducted a study in which an exteroceptive SD occasioned operant responding in rats that was maintained by intravenous heroin administration.
The instance of sensation (proprioceptive), through the body, would be the responsible in promoting the connection between the exteroceptive and the interoceptive: the meaning proceeds of the meanings.
Exteroceptive cues in taste-aversion learning, no artifact: Reply to Holder.
Pericranial muscle tenderness and exteroceptive suppression of temporalis muscle activity: a blind study of chronic tension type headache.
Exteroceptive reflexes in dystonia: A study of the recovery cycle of the R2 component of the blink reflex and of the exteroceptive suppression of the contracting sternocleidomastoid muscle in blepharospasm and torticollis.
The exteroceptive sensory system (the tactile sensors) detects incidental slides of the object inside the human hand; CNS collects the information very fast and orders the amplification of the gripping force to a new value.
Perimenstrual migraine: effect of Estraderm TTS and the value of contingent negative variation and exteroceptive temporalis muscle suppression test.
This method use exteroceptive sensors which gives information on the environment of the robot and permits to determine its position based on measures referenced by marks of known position [4].
In the present investigation, the mice were divided into 52 different groups comprising of 6 animals each for investigations using various interoceptive as well as exteroceptive memory models and for biochemical estimations.
Elevated plus maze served as the exteroceptive behavioral model to evaluate learning and memory in mice.