thermoreceptor

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thermoreceptor

 [ther″mo-re-sep´tor]
a nerve ending sensitive to stimulation by heat.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·re·cep·tor

(ther'mō-rē-sep'tŏr, -tōr),
A receptor that is sensitive to heat.
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thermoreceptor

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

(thĕr'mō-rĕ-sep'tŏr)
A receptor that is sensitive to heat.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thermoreceptor

A sensory receptor that responds to heat.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

thermoreceptor

a sensory nerve ending which is responsive to temperature change.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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